Fact Sheet: USAID's Vision for Action on Child Marriage

Ending Child Marriage and Meeting the Needs of Married Children: The USAID Vision for Action (2012) complements numerous USAID policies and strategies. It will also inform USAID efforts to end gender-based violence while strengthening the Agency’s commitment to children in adversity, gender equality, female empowerment, and youth development. Additionally, it reaffirms USAID’s commitment to ending child marriage and provides guidance to USAID staff on how to best combat child marriage and address the needs of the more than 50 million children already married.