Tackling the Taboo focuses on the need to address social control of adolescent girls’ sexuality in the fight against child, early and forced marriage and unions, and highlights the vital role played by gender-transformative program. The report presents findings from a review of 23 organizations that work at the intersection of child marriage and sexuality, and three case studies that feature the work of grassroots organizations working in culturally conservative contexts.
Tackling the Taboo is intended to be the following:
- Learning tool for practitioners
- Guide for future research opportunities
- Call to action for funders
- Advocacy tool for engaging in dialogue with policymakers and leaders.
The full report is available in English and the summary report is available in English, French and Spanish. The Spanish and French versions of the full report are coming soon.