Preventing Child Marriage in Somaliland

This Save the Children project aims to: enhance the capacity of the government to develop and enforce legal and policy frameworks that protect children and prevent early marriage; to enhance the capacity and knowledge of communities, including religious and traditional leaders, Child Welfare Committees and Community Education Committees, to prevent and protect girls and boys from early marriage; and empower children and women through gender-sensitive health, education, livelihoods and capacity building activities and opportunities to prevent early marriage and promote gender equality in Somaliland. 

Read about the stories and experiences of Saynab, Nasrin, Rahma, Basra, Ashwaq, Hawa, Abdirizak, and Khadar who participated in the project.

 

Published 2018-08-30

Document Information

Publication year
2016
Format
pdf, 20p.
Region
East Africa
Country
Somalia
Our thematic areas
Child Protection

Document Information

Publication year
2016
Format
pdf, 20p.
Region
East Africa
Country
Somalia
Our thematic areas
Child Protection