Browsing CMI Open Research Archive by Subject "Red Sea State"
    • 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 ...
    • 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’ ...
    • Girls, Child Marriage, and Education in Red Sea State, Sudan: Perspectives on Girls’ Freedom to Choose 

      Nagar, Samia El; Bamkar, Sharifa; Tønnessen, Liv (Sudan Report SR 2017:3, Research report, 2017-09-01)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...