Project profile — Girls Not Brides - Institutional Support 2014-2016

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Girls Not Brides - Institutional Support 2014-2016 - Overview
Girls Not Brides
2014-08-14 - 2016-12-31
Country / region • Africa, regional (25.00%)
• America, regional (25.00%)
• Asia, regional (25.00%)
• Europe, regional (25.00%)
Sector • Other Multisector
Multisector aid (43010) (100.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (principal objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (principal objective)
• Youth Issues (principal objective)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
Description and results


This grant represents Canada’s institutional support to Girls Not Brides. Girls Not Brides uses these funds, along with other donors’ funding, to achieve its mandate. Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of more than 400 civil society organizations from over 60 countries working to address child marriage. Girls Not Brides aims to: (1) raise awareness of the harmful impact of child marriage by encouraging open, inclusive and informed discussion at the community, local, national and international level; (2) facilitate learning and coordination among organizations working to end child marriage; and (3) mobilize all necessary policy, financial and other support to end child marriage. Members of Girls Not Brides are based throughout Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas and are united by a commitment to end child marriage and enable girls to fulfil their potential.

Expected results

The expected outcomes, in line with Girls Not Brides’ Strategic Framework for 2014-2016, include: (1) increased commitment to influential inter-governmental processes and actions related to child, early and forced marriage; (2) strengthened evidence base related to child, early and forced marriage; (3) increased reporting on country-wide efforts to address child marriage; (4) increased funding available globally to support effective efforts to address child marriage; and (5) strengthened global movement to end child, early and forced marriage.



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Planned Disbursement $0
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