Entries by Dulcineia

Day 4: a great closing of the Her Choice Regional Meeting in Nepal

Our Her Choice Regional Meeting in Nepal has come to an end with a presentation from CWIN Nepal illustrating with their ‘Tree of Change’ how they transform social norms and traditional practices to prevent child marriage. All partners had the opportunity to work with the visualation tools developed by the University of Amsterdam to assess […]

Day 3: ICDI provides a workshop about preventing and responding to child abuse

“Sweeping child abuse under the carpet is unacceptable. It is dangerous for children, but also dangerous for organisations like ours”. This was one of the conclusions of Badiul Alam Majumdar, Country Director of The Hunger Project, Bangladesh following the workshop about preventing and responding to child abuse in NGOs, which ICDI facilitated today. Badiul continues, […]

Celebrating Girl´s Voices: Our most important findings

´Child marriage is going down in Her Choice treatment sites. We see a reduction of 17 year-old girls who are married, in nearly all countries´ This is one of the most important findings from the midterm evaluation. On the first of April, the Her Choice Alliance celebrated girl´s voices and evaluated the midterm findings during […]

HER CHOICE partner Bedari plays an important role on new child marriage restraint act in Pakistan

In the last newsletter of Girls Not Brides International there was an article on a new child marriage restraint act in Pakistan, to be passed in the parliament. Her Choice’s Pakistani partner Bedari has been instrumental in these positive developments. With the support of Dutch knowledge organization International Child Development Initiatives Bedari staff have undertaken targeted lobby […]

Fatoumata got pregnant when she was only twelve

Toéssin is a village around 8 km from Ouahigouya, the capital of Burkina’s Northern Region. Ever since the HER CHOICE programme was launched in Burkina Faso, the community of Toéssin has benefitted from a lot of awareness raising activities aiming at ending child marriage: movie screenings, conferences, group discussions and other awareness raising activities were […]