Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda

by Share Child Opportunity Eastern and Northen Uganda (SCOEN)
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Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda
Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda
Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda
Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda
Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda
Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda
Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda
Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda
Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda
Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda
Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda

Project Report | Dec 4, 2022
THE EASTERN REGION GIRLS SUMMIT

By Lucas Akol | Project Leader

Dear Globalgivers

We are previlaged to report you that the dollar you gave generously helped SCOEN do number of things, thelped us be part of the THE EASTERN REGION GIRLS SUMMIT  Uganda whereby we were part of the organising committee.

The Eastern region girl’s summit was be held on 16th November 2022 in Soroti district and attracted over 300 delegates, partners and stakeholders from the region. During the summit different activities took place including the mentorship walk, dialogues, children’s parliament, side events\sessions and panel discussions supported by experts, leaders and civil society advocates from the region and nationally. 

The event gathered stakeholders from eastern region of Uganda fighting to end child marriages and teenage pregnancies.

OBJECTIVES OF THE EASTERN REGION GIRL SUMMIT WERE:

-      Create awareness on how climate change influences child marriage and teenage pregnancy, and devise mitigating interventions.

-      Spark action for transformative gender, faith based and cultural approaches in ending child marriage and teenage pregnancies.

-      Strengthen coordination and partnership among organizations, partners and donors working to end harmful traditional practices and other human rights violations.

 

OUTCOMES

-      Increased supportive relationships and duty bearers’ commitment towards ending child marriage in eastern region of Uganda, while emphasizing the involvement of men and boys

-      Increased awareness and participation of children in preventing teenage pregnancies and child marriage in the region.

-      Increased commitment by the private sector and general community, including schools, faith-based and cultural institutions in supporting efforts to end child marriage in Uganda

-      Enhanced partnerships and collaboration among actors in the implementation of the National Strategy to End Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy 2022-2026 at the local level.

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Organization Information

Share Child Opportunity Eastern and Northen Uganda (SCOEN)

Location: Soroti, Eastern Uganda - Uganda
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Twitter: @Scoenuganda1
Project Leader:
Hellen Ijangolet
Soroti , Eastern Uganda Uganda
$28,562 raised of $82,350 goal
 
190 donations
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