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

Countries

Niger

Program

Maternal and Child Health

Project Leader

Nouhou Moumouni

Institution

Initiative OASIS Niger (Organiser l'Avancement des Solutions)

Institution Country

Niger

Institution Website

http://www.oasisinitiative.berkeley.edu