Our Strategy identifies six shared goals to focus our work and maximise our impact as a Partnership from 2022 to 2025.
The experience of our members, progress we have made, lessons we have learned and recent shifts in political and social realities have informed the development of our Partnership Strategy. It is a roadmap for how the Girls Not Brides Partnership will work together from 2022 to 2025, and builds on our ambitious 2017-2021 Strategy.
Goal A: Communities
Communities are drivers of change and can transform unequal power relations and gender discrimination, putting girls and women at the centre. Community initiatives are supported and funded.
Goal B: Governments
Governments – as key actors who can drive transformative change – lead effective action in their countries and foster an environment suited to the active participation of civil society, including youth, women and other stakeholders. The steps they take to end child marriage are holistic, multi-sectoral, girl-centred, evidence-based and rights-based.
Goal C: Global
The global community champions and supports initiatives to end child marriage.
Goal D: Funding
More sustainable, long-term funding is available from a diverse range of sources, particularly for community-based, youth-led and women-led organisations.
Goal E: Evidence and Learning
Work to address child marriage is based on evidence.
Goal F: Partnership
The collective work of Girls Not Brides member organisations is at the forefront of work to end child marriage around the world. Our Partnership is committed to ensuring that we have a diverse and inclusive membership that represents those most affected, in which member organisations are treated equitably and with dignity and mutual respect.
“We are more effective when we work together and – as a partnership – we will foster real change in girls’ lives.”Girls Not Brides, Partnership Strategy 2022-2025
- Partnership Strategy 2022-2025 (English) (PDF, 3.1MB)
- Strategie du Partenariat 2022-2025 (Français) (PDF, 3.1MB)
- Estrategia de la Alianza global 2022-2025 (Español) (PDF, 3.2MB)
- Girls Not Brides strategy 2017-2020 (English) (PDF, 2.0MB)
- Strategy user guide 2017-2020 (PDF, 648.6kB)
- Report on the strategy development process (PDF, 438.3kB)
- Girls Not Brides strategy 2014-2016 (PDF, 664.8kB)
- Filles Pas Epouses stratégie 2014-2016 (French) (PDF, 513.2kB)
- Filles Pas Epouses stratégie 2017-2020 (French) (PDF, 2.0MB)
- Girls Not Brides estrategia 2017-2020 (Español) (PDF, 1.9MB)
Decade of Progress: 10 years of Girls Not Brides and the global Partnership to end child marriage
Report assessing the progress we have made, insights we have gained and offer steps we must all take to harness this collective energy and accelerate change over the next decade.
2022 is our year to accelerate efforts to end to child marriage
Power to Girls in India: Channeling power from Government to Girls
Girls’ education and child marriage
Brief exploring the key facts, two-way impacts, common drivers and solutions on education and child marriage. Updated in September 2022.