Prevent 500 girls in Gulu from early marriage

by Child Equal Opportunity Uganda
Prevent 500 girls in Gulu from early marriage
Prevent 500 girls in Gulu from early marriage
Prevent 500 girls in Gulu from early marriage
Prevent 500 girls in Gulu from early marriage
Prevent 500 girls in Gulu from early marriage
Prevent 500 girls in Gulu from early marriage
Mar 18, 2020

Multi-stakeholder meeting on girl child

CEOU organized a stakeholder meeting in January 2020 to come up with strategies to keep girls at school and reduce on teenage pregnancies. Among the stakeholders that participated were community leaders, politicians, representative of civil society organizations and parents. The topics dicsussed were education of girl child, mentorship, girls as leaders, health of teenage girls and roles of communities in supporting girl child. Finally the stakeholder meeting ended with goal setting. 

In February 2020, a conference bringing together 200 teenage girls from 5 primary schools, were organized and conducted. This was one platform were teenage girls were able to identify problems that affects their struggle for  a better and just future. Key points which included traditional belief, poverty of their household and access to justice for the abused, were documented to push for policy changes. 

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Child Equal Opportunity Uganda

Location: Gulu - Uganda
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Loum Janani
Gulu, Uganda
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