Laws Banning Child Marriage Are ‘Starting Point’ For Change

Center for Global Development’s “Views From The Center”: Does Banning Child Marriage Really Work?
Matt Collin, a CGD postdoctoral fellow, and Theodore Talbot, a CGD research associate, examine data on marriage ages and argue that “a global ban [on child marriage] can only be the starting point of our collective push for change” to end the practice, which is linked to cultural and traditional practices (8/22).

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