Commitment title:

Help prevent early marriages and pregnancies involving adolescents aged 10–18

Commitment description:

The Government of Niger, along with the technical support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has been implementing the Niger Adolescent Girls Initiative “ILLIMIN ZAMAN DUNIA : Knowledge for Dignity" since 2013. This initiative is a major innovation consisting of many interventions that directly target adolescent girls with a view to reducing their vulnerability in an environment overshadowed by significant sociocultural burdens.

Mode of engagement:
  • Programmatic action
    Zéro mariage d'enfant d'ici 2030 à travers le programme millime qui à pour objectif de retarder le mariage et grossesse des adolescente de 10-19 ans .
Commitment to be actioned in: Niger
Submitted from: Niger
Submitted by
Initiative Illimin - Espaces Surs
Thematic area
Address gender-based violence and the harmful practices of child, early and forced marriages and female genital mutilation
Commitment category

(5) (a) Zero sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices, including zero child, early and forced marriage, as well as zero female genital mutilation; and (b) Elimination of all forms of discrimination against all women and girls, in order to realize all individuals’ full socio-economic potential.