• Child marriage and education in Eastern Sudan 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
      A new understanding that educating girls' does not constrain their marriage potential is emerging in eastern Sudan. Girls who continue their education and their families are role models who challenge the cultural boundaries ...
    • Community Views on Child Marriage in Kassala: Prospects for Change 

      Nagar, Samia El; Mahjoub, Manal; Idris, Adil; Tønnessen, Liv (CMI Report SR 2018:01, Research report, 2018-01-01)
      Child marriage is any formal marriage or informal union where one or both parties are under 18 years of age. Child marriage affects both boys and girls, but disproportionately affects girls. Each year, 15 million girls are ...
    • Drivers of child marriage in eastern Sudan 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
      There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma and the legality of child marriage. However, tradition and protection of girls’ ...
    • Interventions for the abandonment of child marriage in Sudan 

      Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
      Child marriage is legal, and accepted, throughout Sudan and the country has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. This brief examines interventions against child marriage in Sudan, which is best described ...
    • Poverty among Sudanese communities along the eastern borders: A case study from the Kassala and Gedarif States 

      ElNeel, Faiez Ahmed Hamed; Ati, Hassan Ahmed Abdel; Abdalla, Eltayeb Mohamedain (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2017:2, Working paper, 2017-06-01)
      The data for this paper was collected through a survey aimed at reviewing the socioeconomic conditions of the communities living along the Sudanese border between Eritrea and Ethiopia. The survey was conducted during ...