Entries by marianne

The impact of the Her Choice programme in Senegal

Two impressive videos, made by local partners in Senegal, show the impact of the Her Choice programme in Senegal. Her Choice in Tambacounda, Senegal This video shows how the programme has brought knowledge about SRHR. With the support of health staff, both girls and mothers have access to SRHR health services. In addition, the intervention […]

New insights, partners ánd friends during Her Choice event

A bit sad, but full of hope for the future, we look back on the three days we spend together during the online event ‘5 years Her Choice: beating the drum for child marriage-free communities!’. During this event, we looked back on 5 years of the Her Choice programme, together with all 30 local partners […]

My Life, My Choice!

The last five years, Her Choice has worked hard to end child marriage, together with girls and boys, their families, ánd their communities. Now the Her Choice programme comes to an end, théy are telling the story of five years of Her Choice in this special video. In the online event ‘5 years Her Choice: beating the drum for child marriage-free communities!’ […]

‘Make young people aware of their rights and they become catalysts of change’

‘By empowering boys and girls, they become their own protectionists.’ Sumnima Tuladhar is director of CWIN, a pioneer child rights NGO in Nepal and partner of Her Choice alliance member ICDI. Despite the fact that Nepal is going through rough times because of COVID-19, she is hopeful about the future, and convinced of the effectiveness […]

Empowering girls in Bangladesh

Her Choice alliance member ICDI is launching a crowdfunding campaign to teach Dalit girls (a religious-ethnic minority) in Bangladesh to produce their own face masks and sanitary pads and empower them to go back to school when the lockdowns are lifted. COVID-19 is having a major impact on the lives of Dalit girls. The NGO […]