1. Empowering at risk and already married adolescents, girls in particular, with life skills education (LSE), Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and SRHR information and peer support groups
  2. Providing alternatives to child marriage and mitigate its impact on married girls through enhancing access to education opportunities and improving retention in school for girls by improving school safety, preventing drop-out and removing financial barriers (e.g. linkage to incentive programs)
  3. Enhancing access to economic and income generating opportunities for girls and their families and providing financial literacy training to girls to increase their ability and power in financial decision-making
  4. Enhancing access to improved child protection systems for girls at risk of child marriage and already married girls so that preventive and responsive measures are taken
  5. Increasing access to quality youth-friendly SRHR services (that are available, affordable, acceptable and appropriate) for unmarried and married young people
  6. Contribute to changing social norms that perpetuate the practice of child marriage, guided by formative research and promoted through raising awareness, community dialogue, facilitating social mobilisation and supporting collective action
  7. Influencing legal and policy frameworks: strengthen partners and networks to conduct policy dialogue and collectively advocate towards policymakers for the development, adaptation and implementation of laws, policies and cross-sectoral action plans that reduce child marriage
MTBA program and strategies