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Now girls know their rights: Lessons from an intervention on child marriage and female genital mutilation in Mara Region, Tanzania

Author: Naana Otoo-Oyortey, Adwoa Kwateng-Kluvitse and Lottie Howard-Merrill Organisation: Forward Year: 2016

Informed by findings from a preliminary research study, the project worked to provide girls with leadership skills and information about their sexual and reproductive health and rights. The project also worked with communities to increase awareness of women and girls’ rights, FGM and child marriage. The report provides insights into the project strategies, implementation and outcomes and challenges.

TAGS: Report Tanzania Sub-Saharan Africa Health Human rights and justice Empowering girls Mobilising families and communities