Entries by marianne

‘This pandemic is showing that our community-led approach is working’

Jamir Islam is program coordinator of local Her Choice partner The Hunger Project Bangladesh. Committed to end child marriage in his country, Jamir tries to change people’s dependency mind-set. But is this still possible, in these COVID-times and how does he see the future? An interview with a hopeful man in difficult times: ‘Our trained […]

‘We’re learning girls how to say no’

Anbreen Ajaib is executive director of the Pakistani NGO Bedari, local partner of Her Choice alliance member ICDI. Anbreen, who herself narrowly escaped child marriage, is very committed to end child marriage in her country. But is this still possible, in these COVID-times and how does she see the future? An interview with a courageous, […]

COVID-19 adaptation plan: access to education

COVID-19, and the measures taken by governments worldwide to prevent its further spread, have a major impact on the lives of the girls and their families we work with. Now schools have been closed almost everywhere and meetings and travel are forbidden, can we still carry out our programme and are we still able to […]

Her Choice participates in HLPF event about child marriage laws

The More Than Brides Alliance in collaboration with Girls Not Brides (GNB); the Global Partnership to End Child Marriage, Her Choice Alliance (HCA) , and Partners for Law in Development (PLD) are inviting you to a virtual side-event during the the United Nations 2020 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Date: 9th of July 2020 Time: […]