Kenya is finally ready to launch the Africa Union campaign on ending child marriage! The campaign has already been launched in 15 countries. It is now Kenya’s turn.
The passion, dedication and commitment to creating social change demonstrated by young individuals and youth organisations reminds us how much we can achieve when given the right opportunity.
New blogger Augustine tells the story of a typical young Ugandan girl pushed in marriage by circumstances beyond her control...
Many young girls in Asia and worldwide are forced into early marriages, often with devastating consequences. Sayma, from Youth For Change Bangladesh, tells the tale of such a girl, based on the true experiences of one of her peers.
The right to a safe and legal abortion is denied to the majority of women across the African continent, and indeed the world. Yunah unpacks some of the impacts that this has on the life chances of women & girls.
On September 3rd, Youth For Change Tanzania held a Sports Bonanza in Dar es Salaam, bringing together organisations working on gender-based violence to advocate against FGM and child marriage with young people...
In her last post, Katy wrote about how girls should have the choice to whether they want to get married or not. But what if that choice is ill informed?
Lorna set out to find out why certain Morans in Kenya are beginning to turn their back on FGM and child marriage.
The Maputo Protocol is designed to hold African states to account on women’s rights, including FGM and child marriage. We spoke to Diaka Koroma about whether Maputo is making a difference in Sierra Leone.