Gender Transformative Approaches in the Global Programme to End Child Marriage- UNICEF (2019)

>>> Read the full resource


Child marriage is both a symptom and a result of deep seated gender inequalities and restrictive gender norms. Addressing child marriage therefore necessitates a gender-transformative approach, tackling harmful gender roles, norms and power relations. This note articulates strategies for adopting a gender-transformative approach in designing, implementing and measuring programmes in UNICEF’s Global Programme to reduce child marriage and contribute to the ultimate outcome of promoting gender equality over the long term.