Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
Advocacy and outreach
Human rights of women
The girl child
Violence against women
Women and HIV/AIDS
Women and health
|Millennium Development Goals:
- Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
- Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
- Achieve universal primary education
- Promote gender equality and empower women
- Reduce child mortality
- Improve maternal health
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||Registered company in England and Wales. In process of registering for charitable status. Secretariat based in London, overseen by a Board of Trustees. Informal support from an Advisory Committee.
|Number and type of members:
||We have over 700 member organisations in 85 countries around the world. Girls Not Brides members vary in size, location, and the type of work they do – from the grassroots groups working to end child marriage and support child brides in their communities, to international NGOs seeking to bring global attention to this neglected problem. The members work across a broad range of sectors, including human rights, health, education and economic empowerment. This is a crucial characteristic of the Partnership, given the importance of a cross-sectoral approach to addressing child marriage.
|Affiliation with NGO networks:
||We are an NGO network, and we also work closely with other related partnerships and networks including the White Ribbon Alliance and IPPF.
|Funding structure other:
||Funding for charitable foundations