Marriage No Child’s Play

It is a five years project which aims at reducing child marriages through multipronged strategies. It is being implemented in Muzaffargarh and Lodhran (Punjab). It is supported by an alliance, More than Brides Alliance (MTBA), which is funded by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands. The Alliance consists of four members: Save the Children (lead applicant) and the co-applicants Oxfam Novib, Simavi and Population Council.

The key objective of the MTBA’s program “Marriage No Child’s Play” is to help young people decide if and when to marry and pursue their sexual and reproductive rights in a supportive environment. The main components of the project include different trainings on life skills, advocacy, girls’ education, economic empowerment, and awareness in the communities.