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  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

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  • Children's Council
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  • Launch of the National Ending Child Marriage Campaign
  • MenEngage Tanzania

Beginning in 2006, CDF has been able to reach more than two million stakeholders, resulting in:

1

CHILD MARRIAGE

15,000+

Girls have been saved from child marriage

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2

FGM

20,000+

Girls have been saved from
FGM

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3

CHILDREN PROTECTION & PARTICIPATION

4340

Children are members of the junior council at both village and ward levels

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CDF Model

Beginning in 2006, our informal education programs empower rural communities and put them in charge of their own futures. We build up community capacities to develop their own visions of development using the following approaches:

Campaigns & Community Engagement

Dialogue and consultative meetings with
•Girls and young women,
•Boys and men,
•Traditional & Religious leaders
•Ngariba's
•Community Leaders
•Parents & Guardians

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Service Provisions

• Income Generating Activities
• Referral services
• Counseling support services for girls affected and rescue from FGM at the Masanga Centre 

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Lobbying and Advocacy

Conferences, workshops and high level panel discussions such as:
• East Africa Child marriage conference
• Girls Summit 2014 in London
• Launch of the National Child Marriage Free zone

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Research & Best Practices


•Participatory Ethnographic Evaluation Research
•Child Marriage Survey



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Girls Clubs/Networks & Children Councils

CDF operates with different girls' Clubs and Networks in Mara and Mwanza Regions.
Children's councils are also crucial CDF's work in child protection & participation.


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Capacity Development & Empowerment Training

Trainings to empower girls and young women can include :-
• Sexual and reproductive health rights
• Life skills and leadership training
• Business management & entrepreneurship training.

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Community Success

We have achieved various success in our implemented programs

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Community Engagement

Community Engagement

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Income Generating Activities

Income Generating Activities

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Children's Council

Children's Council

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