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Project Improving the Well-Being of Adolescents with an Emphasis on Ending Child Marriage
Started on (Date) September’17
Phased out (Date) / Continuing September’18
Funded by Unicef
Implementing Partner UnicefBangladesh
Working area Islampur and DewanganjUpazila under Jamalpur District
Goal and Objectives to end the child marriage
Key interventions
  • # Two-day basic training on community engagement and social mobilization for the Community Volunteers, Upazilla Coordinators and District Coordinator
  • # Day-long orientations on ECM for the community leaders
  • # Basic training/refresher for IPT groups on script, character, delivery and costume
  • # Day-long orientations for the selected school teacher on Menstruation Hygiene Management
  • # Organize IPT shows
  • # Establish/Inaugurate Adolescent  Friendly Health Services Corners
  • # Local level campaigns on ending child marriage
  • # Court yard Meeting/ Counseling
Result of intervention
  1. # By 2020, families and communities have strengthened capacity to support improved and equitable development of adolescent girls and boys and protect adolescent rights, with a focus on ending harmful social practices and uptake of new behaviours.
  2. # By 2020, adolescent boys and girls from selected communities are engaged to develop capacities as agents of change and facilitate action to eliminate harmful social norms and practices with a focus on ending child marriage.
Project output Output 1: By August 2017, 64,510 people of Islampur and Dewanganj have enhanced capacities for the well-being of adolescents’ with a focus on ending harmful practices and up taking new behaviors.

Output 2: 36,280 adolescents from 180 communities of Islampur and Dewanganj have strengthened capacities and engaging communities for the well-being of adolescents with a focus on ending child marriage.

Output 3: Effective and efficient programme management


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