18+: Ending Child Marriage in Southern Africa

Plan International (East and Southern Africa office) based in Lusaka is leading a campaign towards ending child, early and forced marriage (CEFM). In southern Africa, the campaign, dubbed 18 +, focuses on Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 

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Gender and Women's Rights Programme Manager

September 23rd, 2015

Plan International (East and Southern Africa office) based in Lusaka is leading a campaign towards ending child, early and forced marriage (CEFM). In southern Africa, the campaign, dubbed 18 +, focuses on Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. OSISA has supported their work on research on policy and legal frameworks in the four countries, and the outcomes include country specific reports on gaps, opportunities and challenges, as well as policy briefs on how the gaps identified can be addressed.  

About the author(s)

Alice Kanengoni manages the Gender and Women’s Rights programme at OSISA. She joined OSISA from the Johannesburg-based Gender Links, a regional organisation focusing on gender and women’s rights, where she worked as a Senior Researcher. Prior to that, she had worked as a Senior Researcher and deputy head of the gender programme at the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) in Harare. Alice holds a Masters Degree in Media and Communications, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature.

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