For media enquiries, to join our media list or to be directed to an expert from one of our 650+ member organisations, please contact:
Maryam Mohsin, Communications Officer
Thanks to our global partnership, we can provide interviews and commentaries with experts on child marriage and related issues, including health, education, human rights and justice, and with knowledge of child marriage by country or region.
The Executive Director of Girls Not Brides, Lakshmi Sundaram, is available for interview in English and French. Download Lakshmi’s biography: Lakshmi Sundaram – Girls Not Brides – Biography.
Please send interview requests to media@GirlsNotBrides.org
An extensive selection of reports on child marriage is available via the Girls Not Brides ‘Reports and Publications’ page. Reports can be filtered by region, country, thematic area, date of publication and author organisation.
Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of over 650 civil society organisations in more than 85 countries. Many of these organisations carry out programmes at a local level that address child marriage. Visits to view this work can be arranged. Please send requests to media@GirlsNotBrides.org.
11 April 2016: Mozambique launches national strategy to end child marriage
28 March 2016: Legal drafters approve draft SADC Model Law
17 November 2015: The Girls’ Voices: Speaking Out Against Child Marriage exhibition
27 January 2015: Girls Not Brides receives Nationale Postcode Loterij award
Case studies are available upon request via media@GirlsNotBrides.org
A series of first person stories related to child marriage can be found via the ‘Girl’s Voices’ section of our website.
Media are welcome to quote from these stories with a link back to the original story and a credit to the organisation that supported the girl concerned.
DOWNLOAD: What does child marriage mean for girls?
DOWNLOAD: Child marriage: A violation of human rights.
DOWNLOAD: Child marriage and HIV
The Girls Not Brides Child Safeguarding Policy sets a standard for the Girls Not Brides staff members, trustees, interns, freelancers, agency workers, volunteers and other partners in order to safeguard children with whom Girls Not Brides has direct or indirect contact. It sets the standards for the recruitment process, conduct of those associated with Girls Not Brides, communications and social media, and involvement of children in activities supported by Girls Not Brides and/or its partner organisations.
Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of over 650 civil society organisations committed to ending child marriage. Member organisations are based in more than 85 countries around the world.
For further background on Girls Not Brides visit ‘About Girls Not Brides’.
For a full list of member organisations visit: http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/the-partnership/