Child marriage in Pakistan


Child marriage in Pakistan: evidence from three development programsWhat are the negative consequences of child marriage – and what is the potential for changing attitudes and social norms about this practice? Read here the column reports evidence from development programs in Pakistan’s Punjab and Sindh provinces, where nearly two in every five young women are

MTBA at International Conference on Population and Development


MTBA was present at the International Conference on Population on Development (ICPD) to present our Call to Action for governments to support work that: Put girls at the center Considers what alternative pathways exist for girls and expands viable options Supports social norm change related to child marriage and the value of girls Please read

MTBA at Women Deliver


The More than Brides Alliance, (Save the Children Netherlands (lead),Oxfam Novib, Simavi and Population Council, in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands) empowers young women and girls to make informed choices about their sexual, reproductive health and rights and to pursue alternative life paths in an enabling environment. What better way

The More than Brides Alliance celebrated International Women’s Day 2019


Across the globe, the MTBA alliance organized events that gathered decision makers, fathers, mothers and many young people. Standing up against child marriage and, confirming the importance of participation of women and girls in decision making at all levels in society. Have a look on what was happening in India! In Bihar, SIMAVI partner BVHA

MTBA presents it’s Mali edutainment work at the Social and Behavioural Change Conference in Abidjan


Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) engages and supports people to shift norms, change behaviors, and amplify the voices needed to address the persistent development challenges the world faces today:The 2019 Social and Behavior Change Communication Conference focusing on francophone Africa, is organized to better understand what works in shifting social norms, changing behaviors and

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