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Understanding the Relationships Between HIV and Child Marriage: Conclusions From an Expert Consultation

Abstract

Stimulated by careful reviews of the literature undertaken by the World Health Organization and Girls Not Brides, in November 2018, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and Girls Not Brides convened experts from academia, civil society, and bilateral and multilateral institutions for a consultation that aimed to better understand what is and what is not known about this relationship, as well as to identify priorities for policies and programs. This article summarizes some key conclusions and recommendations from that convening.

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Publication date: 2019

Author(s): Suzanne Petroni, Rachel Yates, Mannahil Siddigi, Chewe Luo, Arwyn Finnie, Damilola Walker, Alice Welbourn, Catherine J. Langevin-Falcon, Tia Palermo, Claudia Cappa

Journal: Journal of Adolescent Health

Volume: 64

No.: 6

Page(S): 694–696

Language: English

Peer reviewed: YES

Related Innocenti Project(s):

Social protection and cash transfers