How birth certificates help fight child marriage

Delegates from Asian governments will gather this week in Bangkok to discuss how to better enforce civil registration and vital statistics to tackle certain development challenges. One of these is child marriage, we learn in this opinion from Plan International.

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About the author

  • Jessica Lomelin

    Jessica Lomelin is regional online communications specialist for Asia with Plan International. Previously, she worked for the office of U.N. Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women Rashida Manjoo.

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