Today, members of YONECO Cultural Troupe are conducting Community Exchange and Learning Sessions on Ending Child Marriages in the area of Traditional Authority T/A Makanjira in Mangochi district.
The activity is being conducted using interactive theatre to initiative dialogue among community members. The activity has been organized to provide a platform for community members to share their knowledge and experiences on how to deal with various root causes of child marriage problem in the area.
The activity has been restricted to less than 100 people due to the newly introduced measures for preventing the further spread of COVID-19.
The activity is being conducted under ‘Marriage; No Child’s Play Project which is being funded by Simavi. The project commenced in 2016 and will phase out this year (2020). YONECO implemented the project in the areas of T/A Zulu in Mchinji as well as Namabvi and Makanjira in Mangochi district.