Skip to main content

Five Years of Progress Towards Ending Child Marriage

Five Years of Progress Towards Ending Child Marriage

It Takes a Movement: Reflecting on Five Years of Progress Towards Ending Child Marriage.

To mark the five-year anniversary of Girls Not Brides, the organization is launching its first progress report: “It Takes a Movement: Reflecting on Five Years of Progress Towards Ending Child Marriage”.

The report covers several areas of progress, including child marriage trends, global and regional commitments, strengthening legal and policy frameworks, building a movement, creating an understanding of what needs to be done, and funding for the field. It ends with a seven-point list of recommendations to build on the progress made thus far and make a difference in the lives of millions of girls everywhere.

GRAN has been a member of Girls Not Brides since 2014, actively participating in raising awareness and mobilizing action through media, social media, global campaigns and speaker series.  We meet and correspond with Canadian Members of Parliament, Cabinet Ministers, Parliamentary Committees and other leaders who can influence this issue nationally and globally. 

Share

Grandma has Rights Too

Jan 07, 2021

“It is time to show leadership on protecting the rights of Grandma and other older people.  To show appreciation for the enormous contributions that older people make to families, communities... Read more

Launch of #AfricaEducatesHer Campaign

Oct 18, 2020

Girls’ education in Africa is at risk. The disruption to education from COVID-19 has placed girls at higher risk of falling behind in school and of permanently dropping out of school. This is due to... Read more

Twitter Icon Yes, wealthy countries need to step up now, to make sure vaccines are equitably distributed and available to all! https://t.co/wksnFi6gZI 22 hours 29 min ago