From February to April 2016, the team at the Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research (AISSR), University of Amsterdam (UvA) conducted five training workshops for the HER CHOICE baseline study. Two to three members from each of the 36 partner organisation in all 11 countries took part in these workshops, which were mostly held in […]
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While relatively little is known about the causal relationship between child marriage and HIV, the limited available research, anecdotal evidence and what we have learned from HIV programming for adolescent girls suggests that child marriage can increase the risk of girls becoming HIV infected. Given that it can be difficult for child brides to access […]
HER CHOICE partner University of Amsterdam examined the existing academic and programmatic literature on child marriage in order to give an overview of the issue and to identify thematic and geographic gaps in the literature. As well as examining global information, the study specifically focuses on the 11 project countries of the HER CHOICE Alliance: […]
Thanks to HER CHOICE partner organization Enda, Mali has a national network ‘Girls Not Brides‘. Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of over 550 civil society organisations committed to ending child marriage. Member organisations are based in more than 70 countries around the world. In addition to various social organisations, three ministries have also become a […]
To mark the Day of the African Child, 16 June 2016, HER CHOICE, as a member of Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage, is launching a music video and calling for renewed action to end child marriage. HER CHOICE is an alliance of four Netherlands-based organisations: Stichting Kinderpostzegels Nederland, The Hunger Project, […]
HER CHOICE is an alliance of four Netherlands-based organisations: Stichting Kinderpostzegels Nederland, The Hunger Project, International Child Development Initiatives (ICDI) and the University of Amsterdam. These organisations combine their efforts with 27 local partner organisations to combat child marriage in eleven countries. The programme runs from January 2016 to December 2020 and is implemented in […]