The key drivers of child marriage in Tanzania are multifaceted and vary across regions and ethnic groups. This study finds the following drivers of child marriage in Tanzania: income poverty, specific sociocultural norms related to marriage, agency and choice, adolescent fertility, gender inequality and control of female sexuality, and weak legal and policy frameworks.
This booklet celebrates the community leaders and champions of Bristol who are the bedrock of our work to reach FGM affected communities in the city. The lessons learnt from this intervention shared in this booklet include stories, reflections and strategies adopted and adapted along the way.
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence 2016, FORWARD is releasing this powerful new short film. Hear from some amazing anti-FGM activists, school professionals and community champions about the impact of FORWARD's work over the past 30 years. FORWARD works on female genital mutilation (FGM), child marriage and maternal health both in the UK, Europe and in Africa.
FORWARD's Musicians Unite to End FGM held a concert at London's Rich Mix on 29th September 2016. Featuring Mas Law, Poetic Pilgrimage, DJ Oneness Sankara and Dobet Gnahore.
A Youth and School Resource
Lessons from an intervention on child marriage and female genital mutilation in Mara Region, Tanzania
A Rapid PEER Study Exploring Migrant Communities’ Views on Female Genital Mutilation in Essex and Norfolk, UK
“Men have a role to play but they don’t play it ”: A mixed methods study exploring men’s involvement in Female Genital Mutilation in Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom
FORWARD works on girls and women's rights in Tanzania. From one of our partnership projects with child mothers (with Children's Dignity Forum): the young women in this video have all endured child marriage, FGM and/or forced teenage pregnancy. Here they tell their own stories in their own words.
End FGM Network Guidelines for Civil Society
Participatory Ethnographic Evaluation and Research on Female Genital Mutilation in Freetown, Sierra Leone
Learn the choreography to our flashmob which is taking place on Tuesday 25th November at 7pm.