All posts tagged with: early marriage

If I was at the Girl Summit

Publié 22 juillet 2014 Avatar Francisca Lily

Avatar Francisca Lily Voir le Profil
Inscrit le 26 décembre 2012
  • 21 Articles

If I was at the Girl Summit these would be my suggestions: I would suggest that countries who wish to end FGM and Child Marriage that they work in partnership with other countries in offering solutions. For example the battle of child marriage being in some cases, girls are married because they provide an economic gain for the family, also receive protection being married in some cultures. Education is also a vital need, not as in holding a degree or PhD, but in educating abo...


Keeping the Promise in Nigeria

Publié 26 mars 2014 no picture Ahi SocialNet

no picture Ahi SocialNet Voir le Profil
Inscrit le 26 mars 2014
  • 1 Article

Action Health Incorporated has released three short films in the ‘Keeping The Promise Series’– ‘Girls Are Us’, ‘Slipping Through the Crack’ and ‘Make Every Girl Count’- that project the true life stories of out-of-school adolescent girls in Nigeria’s poor communities. The films are based on findings of the AHI study to explore and document the realities, needs and concerns of out-of-school adolescent girls in Lagos slums. Set in the Iwaya community, an under-r...


A campaign tackling early marriage in The Gambia

Publié 17 novembre 2013 no picture adama lee

no picture adama lee Voir le Profil
Inscrit le 26 septembre 2013
  • 1 Article

Hi everyone my name is Adama Lee and am 18 yrs of age. Based on the UNICEF MICS report conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and UNICEF, it was clearly indicated that 36.6% of girls going to school in rural Gambia are forced to get married. To put a stop to this, I am collaborating with UNICEF, the Department of Social Welfare and GAMCOTRAP to conduct a sensitization campaign in communities in rural Gambia. Here, we will be meeting grandfathers and fathers, grandmothers, mo...