Reducing Child Marriages: Success through Dialogue and Community Video in Achalou Village, Niger

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Abou Nouhou, a 28-year-old mother of seven, is not only a successful saleswoman in Achalou (village of Sabon Machi commune in Maradi region, Niger), she also serves as a mentor for her village Adolescent Girls' Learning and Support Group (Groupe d’apprentissage et de soutien aux adolescentes / GASA in French).

The GASA approach, carried out by USAID's REGIS-ER project, targets adolescent girls, aged 10-14 and 15- 18, who are out of school, unmarried, and who have no children. It seeks to improve their knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding health, nutrition, and hygiene and strengthen their ability to earn income...

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Abou Nouhou, a 28-year-old mother of seven, is not only a successful saleswoman in Achalou (village of Sabon Machi commune in Maradi region, Niger), she also serves as a mentor for her village Adolescent Girls' Learning and Support Group
Abou Nouhou, a 28-year-old mother of seven, is not only a successful saleswoman in Achalou (village of Sabon Machi commune in Maradi region, Niger), she also serves as a mentor for her village Adolescent Girls' Learning and Support Group
Publication Date 
May 2018
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URC
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Success Stories
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English
French