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Religious leaders at the district level firmly speak out against child marriage
Girl club 'girls first' presents anti-child marriage manifesto to traditional leaders at the yearly district meeting
New law to combat child marriage adopted by congress
Minister of gender and education pronounces 2018 the year to end child marriage
Law to combat child marriage introduced
Large scale dialogue organized with religious leaders, social actors and girl clubs etc.
Prime time radio interview with leader of Girls First on child marriage with SkyFM
GAA links religious leader x to the daily news where he's interviewed on his opposition of child marriage
Large scale demonstration against the law takes place in the capital
It was important to create sufficient space for both sides of the issue to air their grievances. Only then could productive discussion follow.
Several religious and traditional leaders speak out against the new law
GAA organizes regional event to promote the new law
National event in the capital to kick of the year to end child marriage with a lot of media attention
Purely an event promoting the law was ineffective and led to negative reactions
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