child marriage

Special Besides building awareness, aid agencies believe the key to ending child marriage is poverty reduction and providing vulnerable communities with economic security. (Shutterstock)

Early marriage blights lives of young girls in Lebanon’s marginalized communities

  • Lebanese and Syrian refugee families compelled by circumstances to marry off their daughters before 18
  • Aid agencies see providing economic security to underprivileged people as one way to tackle the problem
By Nadia Al-Faour ·