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Empowering Communities to End Child Marriage

by Centre for Girls and Interaction (CEGI)
Empowering Communities to End Child Marriage

Summary

CEGI is appealing for funds to carry out a project on combating child marriage in northern Malawi since there is a very great problem of child marriage and child abuse in the region because of cultural believe. Working with different actors to end child marriages. Overall, the project seeks to empower the youth, their parents, guardians and community leadership with knowledge about SRHR. Activities under the proposed project will focus on raising awareness

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Challenge

This proposed programme therefore comes at an opportune time to deal with the issues facing the adolescent girls. The programme seeks to contribute towards addressing some of the challenges that adolescent girls face, notably, early marriages and child bearing which is closely linked to issues of gender based violence and HIV and AIDS. The programme on early marriages will be a means through which information on various issues will be disseminated.

Solution

Overall, the project seeks to empower the youth, their parents, guardians and community leadership with knowledge about sexual and reproductive health and rights, the obligations that arise from them and the steps required for their implementation thereby contributing to the effective implementation of the National Reproductive Health Policy as well as the National Youth Policy. Over and above the policy makers to take steps that would facilitate the proper support to realisation of SRHR

Long-Term Impact

To contribute towards reduction of child marriages through sexual and reproductive health and rights through knowledge creation and empowerment of the youth, particularly 300 girls and communities This proposed programme therefore comes at an opportune time to deal with the issues facing the adolescent girls. The programme seeks to contribute towards addressing some of the challenges that adolescent girls face, notably, early marriages and child bearing which is closely linked to issues of GBV

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

https:/​/​centreforgirlsandinteraction.weebly.com/​
website for the CEGI
membership

Organization Information

Centre for Girls and Interaction (CEGI)

Location: Mzuzu - Malawi
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @malawicegi
Project Leader:
Pearson Malisau
Mzuzu, N/A Malawi

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