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According to this report, more than one in four young women are forcefully married in their childhood and they lack agency before and after their marriage. Child marriage can seriously undermine India’s likelihood of achieving Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, as it directly impacts the status of women, the status of adolescents, and sexual and reproductive health outcomes. This document attempts to address one of the most persisting challenges in addressing child marriage - the difference between policy and its adaptation in communities. It adapts the Theory of Change laid out by UNICEF to address child marriage and presents several India-specific strategies. This document can be used by policymakers, program implementers, and community health workers to help end child marriage.
How does India's youth perceive their own health and well being?
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