DECEMBER 2018– DECEMBER 2019: HE FOR SHE AWARENESS RAISING CAMPAIGNS AGAINST EARLY MARRIAGE
3 December 2018 - 2 December 2019
The project aimed at mobilizing stakeholders to deliver for SDG 5 and all gender related targets of the SDGs and make sure that children and girls participate thereto. The project was led by young feminists who through their commitment, have brought new perspective in achieving social justice and more rights for women. It has contributed to mobilize other young men and boys to constitute a He4She network capable to increase the number of people adhering to children for peace cause in short and long term, thereby broadening public space for more economic, social, cultural and political expression for girls through the creation and operationalization of a Gender and Equity network of children change makers. It has contributed to empower boys and girls on how to advocate toward decision makers and rulers for girls rights and gender and equity focusing on partnerships to (1) prevent/combat drivers of girls rights violation and seek ways to increase gender equality within societies/communities; (2) influence the elaboration/adoption and operationalization of local strategies to reduce gender based violence and gender inequality; (3) strengthen the number of girls in peacebuilding and accessing to education; (4) end girls trafficking, early marriage; (sexual) exploitation including during conflictual and post conflictual period; (5) realize studies to quantify trends in child marriage and to identify factors that drive the practice; and (6) reinforce surveillance of progress toward eliminating child marriage and gender inequality among children (7) to promote/encourage the education of gender equity related topic in schools , namely through the creation, expansion and operationalisation gender equity clubs in community (mosques, churches and schools).