Child Marriage in Punjab: A Political Economy Analysis and Policy Options

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“Child Marriage in Punjab: A Political Economy Analysis and Policy Options” is a study commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and conducted by the Population Council. Its objective is to analyze the political and economic factors surrounding child marriage in the context of Punjab province in Pakistan. The study aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the sociocultural narratives, discourse, and practices related to child marriage, with a particular focus on the health aspect. The findings presented in the report offer compelling evidence on the prevailing discourse and practices surrounding child marriage in Punjab.

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