Publication: 01.07.2020

Stolen future, child marriage in Northwest Syria, a World Vision report

"Child marriage is not and should not be considered an inevitability in conflict situations".

Based on interviews with 626 adolescent girls and boys, families, caregivers and community leaders in Northwest Syria, the World Vision report highlights the belief that, for 84% respondents, child marriage has increased in Syria, as a consequence of the conflict.

The report overcomes the challenge of data collection in an active conflict through these interviews and explore the drivers of child marriage, present case studies, highlights the consequences of early and forced marriage and presents recommendations to donor governments, humanitarian actors and parties to the conflict.

Find the report here


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