Briefing paper
1 August 2015

How do gender norms change?

Author: Rachel Marcus, Caroline Harper, Sophie Brodbeck, Ella Page
Published by: ODI
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Drawing on primary research in Ethiopia, Nepal, Uganda and Viet Nam, this note outlines some of the main shifts in relation to norms around child marriage and girls’ education. In all countries, these changes were reflective of a wider set of changing norms and values, as well economic transformations and the effects of policies and programmes.