May 2015

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    19 May 2015

    Simavi is currently attending the Girls Not Brides Global Member Meeting in Casablanca, Morocco. It is the first meeting in its kind.

    From 18-22 May the conference will bring together the key members and stakeholders to strengthen the global Girls Not Brides partnership. 300 activists, experts and practitioners from 61 countries will explore how to accelerate efforts to end child marriage around the world.

    As one of the Girls Not Brides members, we are committed to end child marriage and enable girls to fulfill their potential. Together with the Dutch SRHR Alliance (Simavi, Amref, Choice, Dance4Life, Rutgers) and Edukans we also implement the Unite Against Child Marriage programme to empower girls and fight the practice of child marriage in India and Malawi.


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    15 May 2015

    The Commonwealth Youth Gender and Equality Network (CYGEN) forum openend in Maltha on 13 May 2015 and runs for five days.

    Young experts gather together in a learning environment to identify key issues affecting and concerning youth. Through workshops, discussions and training sessions, they discuss common challenges and priorities and decided on recommendations for action.

    The network has been created to provide a platform for young experts on a range of gender-related areas to develop knowledge in a variety of topics, including on various gender issues, on effective advocacy, and on further practical skills.

    Simavi’s Project Officer SRHR, Milena Bacalja Perianes, was selected as an Australian delegate and SRHR expert. You can find more information about the CYEN here.



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