The empowerment of indigenous women is one of several issues being discussed at the 61st Commission on the Status of Women in New York this week. To find out what it means to empower indigenous girls and women to say no to child marriage, we spoke to Yeri Nancy, Child Protection Officer at NORSAAC, one of our members in Ghana.
Child marriage disempowers women and girls. To help empower them, we run “Let the Girls Smile: Say no to child marriage”, a child protection project to end child marriage in 30 indigenous communities across northern Ghana. Read more here: