THEIR TIME IS NOW – TIME TO ACT! Engaging Young People in Accelerating Efforts to Eliminate Child, Early and Forced Marriage in Asia – Thematic Brief

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office |  1 July 2019

Young people’s ideas, solutions and actions to eliminate child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) are gathering considerable momentum across the Asia region. Evidence confirms that when young people are meaningfully involved in messaging and decision-making, real progress towards eliminating this harmful practice can be achieved.

The creativity, boldness and energy that young people are contributing needs to be built upon, scaled up and sustained. Their Time is Now – Time to Act! presents key findings on structural and functional aspects of youth groups engaged in CEFM elimination, while offering a set of practical recommendations for key stakeholders.

This thematic brief is derived from a full analysis report under the same main title.

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