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Understanding social norms and preventing child marriage to promote adolescent reproductive health in Niger

This project aims to empower adolescents to reduce the extent of child marriage in Niger. This includes research to understand the norms and practices for child marriage and their links to adolescent reproductive health and related rights. The research also seeks to strengthen the skills and agency of girls to exercise their rights and to develop a relevant model to prevent child marriage and its adverse effects on reproductive health and rights.

Project ID
109091
Project Status
Active
Duration
36 months
IDRC Officer
Marie-Gloriose Ingabire
Total Funding
CA$ 650,000.00
Location
Niger
Programs
Global Health
Global Health
Maternal and Child Health
Institution Country
Niger
Project Leader
Nouhou Moumouni
Institution
Initiative OASIS Niger (Organiser l'Avancement des Solutions)