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How NGOs are fighting child marriage in communities 

The National Planning Authority data, which was released last year, shows that the country loses Shs1.6 trillion annually in tackling issues of harmful cultural practices, including child marriage. Several organisations have created strategies to sensitise girls and the community on the dangers of engaging in early sex to change the narrative.  They have also partnered …

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Amani Initiative: Challenging Societal Norms by Engaging Communities

“At Amani Initiative, our strength has been our ability to leverage pathways at the community level,” shares Nixon Ochatre, Founder of Amani Initiative and Chairperson for the MCLD Uganda Chapter. In the fourth edition of the Movement for Community-led Development’s monthly column, Movement Matters, Sera Bulbul and Nixon Ochatre talk about working with community change agents to …

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