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Traditional, but changing, cultural norms: Rural community views on child marriage in Algadaref State, Sudan
(CMI Report SWP 2017:4CMI Report SR 2017:4, Research report, 2017-12-01)
This report investigates child marriage in Algadaref State, located in Sudan’s eastern region. Child marriage is a human rights violation affecting children’s and women’s rights to health, education, equality, ...
Interventions for the abandonment of child marriage in Sudan
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 ...
Drivers of child marriage in eastern Sudan
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’ ...
Child marriage and education in Eastern Sudan
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 ...