Introduction


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In view of the strictly followed tradition of child marriages especially of girls, a group of likeminded NGOs realized that one off projects would not be able to solve the issue. There have been strong traditional norms to support the child marriage and the available legislation to counter has been extremely weak and ineffective.  Hence there is a need for a joint and collective effort on part of the civil society to advocate the issue and lobby for:

a) an effective legislation to combat child marriages
b) to lobby with stakeholders for eradication of child marriages in pre and post legislative action and,
c) support implementation of the law.

Therefore an Alliance Against Child Marriages (AACM) has been formed in Sindh.

Members

The core members of the Alliance are :