Entries by Dulcineia

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 Girls’ 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 […]

‘My mother takes care of my daughter when I go to school’

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 […]