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ChildBride Solidarity

Mission

Ending child marriage and gender-based violence by empowering adolescent girls and young women to fulfill their true potentials through full participation in, and positive contribution to, the socioeconomic lives and political arenas of South Sudan.

Launched

6/1/2020

Location

Bor County, Twic East County and Duk County, Jonglei State, South Sudan

Sustainable Development Goals

Program

1. Provide access to better education, quality healthcare, trauma awareness, adequate gender protection, and robust legal aid services and policies for ending child marriage and gender-based violence. In doing so we break down the economic and structural drivers that act as barriers to growth.

2. Empower adolescent girls and young women with skills and knowledge to become agents of change by helping them to envision and forge their own pathways in life and thus realize their full potential.

3. Mobilize families and engage communities in combatting biased traditional practices and customary norms that previously perpetuated the practice of child marriage and gender-based violence.

4. The Mentorship/Coaching Program: Through the Women’s Voice and Leadership (WVL) project being funded by CARE International, we have mentored and coached 100 girl beneficiaries. This program aims to empower and inspire adolescent girls, build their self-confidence, and strengthen their life dreams to become agents of positive change, envisioning, and forging their own pathways in life, sparking their interest in non-traditional careers for women in South Sudan.

Impact

3 high school girls currently being supported, with full academic scholarships.

100 girls mentored in Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, and Menstrual Health and Hygiene Management.

1+ years combatted child marriages and Sexual/Gender-Based Violence in South Sudan through our programs.

Contribute to Making a Change

Donate to ChildBride Solidarity

Contact:

Web

childbridesolidarity@gmail.com

Team

Ms. Amer Mayen Dhieu – CBS Executive Director
Ms. Tabisa Amach Mayen – CBS Project Coordinator
Ms. Ruth Kwei Makwei – CBS Finance & Procurement Officer
Ms. Betsy Akuot Yai – CBS Program and M&E Officer
Ms. Guot Kiir Guot – CBS HR & Admin Officer
Madam Kenya Mach, Board Chairperson
Mr. Makwei Deng, Board SG