Jobaida, 18, is an agent for social change in Bangladesh. Through her words and through visual materials, she raises awareness among adolescent girls and their mothers on the harmful consequences of #ChildMarriage.
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No girl should ever be forced to say "I do". Get the facts and see how @UNFPA is working to protect the rights of girls and #EndChildMarriage. unf.pa/val
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Adolescent girls experience a range of gender-related barriers to their successful participation in education & transition to work. 🔴12 million #ChildMarriage cases annually 🔴10 million unintended pregnancies among girls aged 15-19 Girls should be in school, not in marriage.
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One of the most common consequences of #ChildMarriage is adolescent pregnancies. We need to #EndChildMarriage now, to allow for all girls to be girls. Retweet from @UNICEF_Moz
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Have you seen our revised manual for understanding processes related to attitudinal & collective behavior change? It provides practical examples and theoretical concepts for trainers working to #endFGM #EndChildMarriage & other harmful practices. ▶️: uni.cf/3JLfuDL
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Every day, thousands of girls become child brides and are forced to say I DO. Together, we can help them claim their right to say #IDONT. Join @UNFPA to #EndChildMarriage: unf.pa/val
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Asunta Napeyok, 24, is a champion parent, fighting for teenage mothers to be able return to school: including herself. Mobilizing families through home-visits & providing counseling to women & children, she helps rescue girls from #ChildMarriage for a better future. 📍Uganda
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Stella was withdrawn from early marriage by her chief who is a strong advocate of girls’ education. The chief is one of the many trained by @GlobalSpotlight with funding from @EUinMalawi. Stella is now in form 3 and dreaming big. Read her story here: bit.ly/3PW16ui
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In a UNICEF-supported program in Gujarat, India, girls receive vocational training in a wide range of trades. UNICEF and partners also engage with families, encouraging parents to keep their daughters in school and avoid child marriages. #ForEveryChild, equal opportunities.
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⚠️ Sexual exploitation ⚠️ Forced marriage ⚠️ Forced labour These are reasons children and women are trafficked for. 💔 UNICEF calls on everyone to come together to identify, rescue, support and seek justice for #ChildrenOnTheMove and #EndHumanTrafficking.
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Almost ⅔ of girls in Yemen are married before they turn 18, a problem further exacerbated by the country's humanitarian crisis. See how @UNFPA is making a difference for a young mother forced into child marriage at just 12-years-old: unf.pa/mat #EndChildMarriage
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Education is a key protective factor against #ChildMarriage. We need to identify out-of-school girls & support their return to learning, improve education quality & offer fit-for-purpose learning pathways, make schools safe, & promote health, well-being & empowerment for girls.
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Staying up to date with the latest data & evidence is key to ensure smart, effective programmes & policies to #EndChildMarriage. Therefore, don't miss our research digest that just came back, with the latest research on #ChildMarriage & #FGM! mailchi.mp/9d88b84eecd0/rese…
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A consequência mais comum dos casamentos prematuros é a gravidez precoce. Não aos casamentos prematuros. #ChildMarriage
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End 👏🏽 Child 👏🏻 Marriage 👏🏾 Now 👏🏿 All girls are born with power 🧡 — and that includes the power to say #IDONT Celebrate #GirlPower with @UNFPA and speak out to #EndChildMarriage: unf.pa/vday
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#ChildMarriage in Ethiopia is driven both by poverty & social norms, but prevalence of the practice has decreased over the last decades. This analysis of the Productive Safety Net Program shows various pathways this initiative may delay marriage. unicef.org/ethiopia/reports/…
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Let’s be clear: “I DO” is a phrase that no girl should ever be forced to say! Get the facts and see how @UNFPA stands with the girls saying #IDONT to child marriage: unf.pa/val #EndChildMarriage
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💡 #DidYouKnow: Almost ⅔ of girls in #Yemen are married before 18, and many before 15? See how @UNFPA is making a lasting difference in the life of this 16-year-old single mother: unf.pa/mat #EndChildMarriage
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First comes 💍 then comes 🤰🏻 Sadly, this is NOT a fairytale. Join @UNFPA to stand with girls around the world saying #IDONT to child marriage: unf.pa/vday #EndChildMarriage
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