Preventing Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) Through Open, Distance and Technology-Based Education: Progress Report #3
Driven by the Government of Canada’s strong efforts to end child, early and forced marriage (CEFM), COL launched GIRLS Inspire in 2016. This project is funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and is implemented in Bangladesh, Mozambique, Pakistan and Tanzania. // This report provides a systematic overview of the project’s activities undertaken over the past year as well as an assessment of its achievements so far. According to the evidence provided by partners and verified by COL, the project is on track. Where relevant, actual data are provided to substantiate progress made towards the achievement of the stated results in the project’s Performance Measurement Framework.
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