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Feinstein International Center, Tufts University,Save the Children Denmark,Save the Children International
This briefing paper examines the experiences of life after marriage for female youth who married under the age of 18 in South Sudan and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. This paper outlines the wide range of personal experiences following early marriage. It also describes the intersection between education and early marriage; mental health and early marriage; protection issues in marriage, and family dynamics following marriage. The paper also provides a spotlight on a sub-sample of participants that married between 12 and 14 years old.
This material is a part of the Early Marriage among Female Youth in Displacement Collection.