• Combating Child Marriage in South Asia

  • Cooks Parliamentarians work to realise Pacific health rights

  • Thai Senate to push for RH Bill to decrease teenage pregnancy

  • Asia-Pacific MPs working to end AIDS epidemic

  • Parliamentarians Recommit to ICPD PoA

    The Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) is a regional non-governmental organization based in Bangkok, Thailand. AFPPD functions as a coordinating body of twenty-six National Committees of Parliamentarians on Population and Development.

    AFPPD engages with parliamentarians from Asia and the Pacific to champion policies on population and development. AFPPD educates, motivates, involves, and mobilises parliamentarians on the linkages between increasing population and development issues such as reproductive health, family planning, food security, water resources, sustainable development, environment, ageing, urbanization, migration, HIV/AIDS, and gender equality.

    AFPPD HighLight News


    Child Marriage in Southern Asia

    Policy Options for Action
    This publication is part of the larger project on mobilizing parliamentarians for eliminating violence against women in the Asia-Pacific region.

    Review of National Legislations and Policies on Child Marriage in South Asia

    Brief review of existing legislations and policies of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka on Child Marriage.