Bangladesh Action Research Group 12

Child Marriage

Published on 11 June 2024

The Child Labour: Action-Research-Innovation in South and South-Eastern Asia (CLARISSA) programme uses Action Research (AR) to understand the dynamics which drive the worst forms of child labour (WFCL), and to generate participatory innovations which help to shift these underlying dynamics and mitigate their worst effects.

Through 13 Action Research Groups (ARGs) in Bangladesh and 12 groups in Nepal, the programme is generating a rich understanding – particularly through children’s lived experiences – of the complex underlying drivers of harmful work and working children and their employers are themselves defining, piloting and evaluating their own innovative actions that aim to increase children’s options to avoid the WFCL.

This group worked on the theme ‘Child marriage’.

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CLARISSA (2024) Child Marriage, Bangladesh Action Research Group 12, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, DOI: 10.19088/CLARISSA.2024.023

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