Why the World Marries

Susan Bartels



 In this TED talk, Dr. Bartels discusses underlying factors leading to increased rates of child marriage within the Syrian refugee crisis using research conducted in Lebanon in partnership with the ABAAD Resource Center for Gender Equality. The research is funded by the Sexual Violence Research Initiative and the World Bank Group through the Development Marketplace Awards for innovation on gender based violence solutions.

Learn more about the SVRI Grant and SVRI and World Bank Group Development Marketplace Awards