Girls Not Brides 2nd Global Meeting

In June 2018, Girls Not Brides will convene the largest ever meeting of advocates committed to ending child marriage. It will be a unique opportunity to connect, learn, be inspired and achieve our common goal: allowing every girl, everywhere, to fulfill her potential.

25-27 June 2018

Kuala Lumpur

Population Council Speakers

Alejandra Colom Associate II & Guatemala Country Director

  • Learning from failed strategies in prevention of child marriage: An honest conversation

Annabel Erulkar Senior Associate & Ethiopia Country Director

Panel Sessions:

  • Lessons from the field: How do multi-component programs address the drivers and consequences of early marriage?
  • Addressing child marriage in East Africa: Successes, challenges and opportunities for progress
  • Developing a holistic support package for married girls

Gabriela Muñoz

Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan Senior Associate & Project Director, FGM/C Research Program

Panel Session:

  • Change the norm! Distinguish success factors in community-led initiatives that change social norms that underpin FGM/C and child marriage

Thoai Ngo Program Director, Poverty, Gender, and Youth

Panel Sessions:

  • Moving beyond what works: Translating evidence into policies and programs for girls
  • Evidence and practice: Learning about girls’ clubs, safe spaces and life-skills programs