Commitment to Action

Girls Not Brides: Partnership to End Child Marriage

Commitment by

The Elders, The Ford Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Nike Foundation

In 2011, the Elders, the Ford Foundation, the Nike Foundation, and the NoVo Foundation committed to jointly establish 'Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage' (Girls not Brides). Girls Not Brides is a member-driven partnership with a global focus. They also committed to raise $3 million to ensure the functioning of the partnership, the creation of a secretariat, and to seed activities to end child marriage in priority countries. In addition, they committed to establish a network of donors to support programs to end child marriage worldwide.

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Commitment

Girls Not Brides: Partnership to End Child Marriage

Launched

2011

Est. Duration

2 Years

Estimated Total Value

$3,000,000

Region

Asia, Africa

Countries

AFGHANISTAN, BANGLADESH, BURKINA FASO, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, CHAD, Democratic Republic of the Congo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, ERITREA, ETHIOPIA, GUINEA

Commitment by

The Elders, The Ford Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Nike Foundation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

MacArthur Foundation, Open Society Institute