Publications

Provincial Awareness Dialogue Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Act 2013

The Sindh Assembly passed the Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act 2013 and declared marriage below the age of 18 years is punishable by law. This report is on the Provincial Awareness Dialogue held on this topic by Legal Rights Forum Karachi and sponsored by Action Aid.

Post-2015 Advocacy Toolkit By Girls Not Brides

Toolkit by Girls Not Brides is for its members and other civil society organisations that want to take action to call for the inclusion of child, early and forced marriage in the post-2015 development framework.

Education and Child Marriage

Publication by A World at School that presents the status of child marriages in Pakistan, the targets set to create a child marriage free zone, and the progress that has been made.

CLF - AWAS Publications

A series from all over Pakistan on the issues of Child Marriages as a fact & fiction piece as children's and youth literature.

Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Act, 2013

The Sindh Child Marriages, 2013 was passed by the Provincial Assembly of Sindhon 28th April, 2014.

Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Act, 2013 (Urdu version)

The Sindh Child Marriages, 2013 was passed by the Provincial Assembly of Sindhon 28th April, 2014. This document is in Urdu.

Girl Child Marriages - Campaign Working Paper

The publication comprises of the underlying causes of discrimination and violence faced by little girls and women especially when they forced to get married at very early age. ActionAid Pakistan had started a campaign by the name Girl Child Marriages, in which they needed the support from civil society to end this tradition in Pakistan.

AWAZ- Research Studies

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Asia Child Marriage Initiative: Summary of Research in Bangladesh, India and Nepal

This study on child marriage in Bangladesh, India and Nepal explores the perceptions of different stakeholders about the causes and consequences of child marriage and the efficacy of Plan’s programming in addressing these factors. The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) carried out the study for Plan’s Asia Regional Office.

Impact of Early Age Marriages on Girls' Right to Education

This report revealed that early marriages of girls is not only violation of their right to education but at the same time girls are deprived to their right to childhood, health and choosing husband of their own choice. This dilemma of misfortune is badly needed to communicate truly in order to bring positive and encouraging change in society.

Early Marriages: An Invisible Sword of Patriarchy

This report is a critical review of child marriages of girls in Pakistan, Bangladesh and India. This report reflects the factors contributing in this region and their consequences on girls, families and society has been discovered. The issue can be addressed only through sensitized approach to end this tradition.

Girls Not Brides - Reports & Publications

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Child Marriage in Pakistan, A Taboo.

This study report discloses worrying figures regarding the issue. The problem is real, and it is all around Pakistan, affecting over a third of Pakistan’s adolescents, and continuing in vicious cycle to affect their children. The environment that these children are subjected to in these delicate stages, forever scars their selves.

Early Marriage in South Asia – A Discussion Paper

This discussion paper presents that early marriage affects millions of children through the world. It is widely practiced in the countries of South Asia. This paper includes the prevalence of early marriages, causes of early marriages, consequences of early marriages and responses to early marriage of children.

Child Marriages in Pakistan

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