CHILD MARRIAGE IN CANADA

Child marriage occurs across the globe, including in wealthy nations such as Canada and the United States. This project aims to measure the incidence and prevalence of child marriage in Canada and assess which children are at greatest risk of being married.

Funding: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) 

Principal Investigator: Alissa Koski 

MEDIA

TVO The Agenda with Steve Paikin [link to video clip] (February 2021)

CTV National News televised interview with Angie Seth [link to video clip] (January 2021)

L'actualité: Le mariage d'enfants au Canada n'est pas un événement rare, relèvent des chercheuses (January 2021)

Globe and Mail: Thousands of child marriages in Canada lead to questions over global leadership (January 2021)

Québec Science: Mariage précoces: le double jeu du Canada (January 2020) 

Le Devoir: Mariage forcé: le courage de dire non à la soumission (September 2019)

National Post: Child marriage 'legal and ongoing' in Canada, researcher finds (June 2019) 

Edmonton Journal: Alberta leads Canada in child marriage rate (June 2019)