Evaluation of Berhane Hewan: a program to delay child marriage in rural Ethiopia.

@article{Erulkar2009EvaluationOB,
  title={Evaluation of Berhane Hewan: a program to delay child marriage in rural Ethiopia.},
  author={Annabel S. Erulkar and Eunice Muthengi},
  journal={International perspectives on sexual and reproductive health},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={6-14}
}
CONTEXT Early marriage limits girls' opportunities and compromises their health, yet in Sub-Saharan Africa many girls are married before the age of 18, and few programs have sought to increase the age at marriage on the continent. METHODS Berhane Hewan was a two-year pilot project conducted in 2004-2006 that aimed to reduce the prevalence of child marriage in rural Ethiopia, through a combination of group formation, support for girls to remain in school and community awareness. A quasi… CONTINUE READING

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