Analysis shows that parents are probably the most influential figures in decisions regarding child marriage. Thus projects addressing child marriage must engage with parents.

Family Events

Invite families to join programming activities on a regular basis. This can provide an opportunity to offer parents an opportunity to learn more about the programming, become a part of it as well as express their questions and comments.

This can also serve as an opportunity for adolescent girls (As well as boys) to demonstrate their leadership, as well as for parents to get to know project staff and programming activities. This may also be an opportunity for dialogue between adolescents and their households around their aspirations and issues affecting their lives.

Home Visits



Sending Home Information

Giving Ownership of and Responsibilities within the Program