Entries by Dulcineia

Child Marriage and HIV: an ignored relationship

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 […]

Mali has put the fight against child marriage on the map: it has a national network Girls Not Brides!

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 […]

Welcome to the ‘HER CHOICE’ website!

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 […]