Preventing Early and Forced Marriage in High Prevalence Areas

Reporting Organization:CARE Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 3,000,000
Timeframe: March 27, 2015 - March 31, 2017
Status: Completion
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

CARE Canada

Participating Organizations

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Benin - $ 1,500,000.00 (50.00%)

Mali - $ 1,500,000.00 (50.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Sexual & Gender-based Violence (100 %)

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adolescent females
Total Direct Population: 45,426
Total Indirect Population: 1,119,082
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1080 People
120 Schools
3500 People
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected intermediate outcomes for this project include: (1) positive changes in socio-cultural norms and practices related to early and forced marriage; (2) improved quality of intake and rehabilitation services provided to survivors of early and forced marriage; (3) increased effectiveness of civil society organisations and youth to support application of laws relating to child, early and forced marriage and girls’ rights.

Achieved Results



MNCH-related indicators
  • # of health facilities that provide gender-responsive family-planning services
SDG Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • SDG 3.7.1 Proportion of women of reproductive age (aged 15–49 years) who have their need for family planning satisfied with modern methods
SDG Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • SDG 5.3.1 Proportion of women aged 20–24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18
SRHR-related Indicators
  • # of advocacy and public engagement activities completed which are focused on SRHR
  • # of health care service providers trained in SRHR services
  • # of national laws, policies and strategies relating to SRHR implemented or strengthened
  • # of people who have experienced, or are at risk of, any form of SGBV that have received related services in the previous 12 months
  • # of teachers/facilitators trained on comprehensive sexuality education
  • # of women and girls, men and boys, demonstrating positive attitudes towards ending SGBV
  • # of women’s rights organizations and networks (international and local) advancing SRHR
  • % of women who decided to use family planning, alone or jointly with their husbands/partners
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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