Jagriti Fact Sheet


  
Abstract

  JAGRITI means ‘Awakening’. Launched in June 2011 to Stop Child Marriage and to generate awareness about provisions of the Child Marriage Prohibition Act, 2006, JAGRITI is a youth led and youth centric social change campaign to reach 1 million youth in Bihar. JAGRITI uses 2 key strategies: mobilize and capacitate young people to LEAD the efforts to stop child marriage and, concurrently ADVOCATE for stricter enforcement of legal provisions and accountability.   The JAGRITI leadership council leads Behavior Change Communication campaigns to Stop Child Marriage through a range of activities; including creating village level youth groups in areas with high prevalence of child marriage and the formation of vigilance network to report instances of underage or coerced marriage.

Source
http://theelders.org/sites/default/files/jagriti-fact-sheet.pdf
Author

Pathfinder International

Country

INDIA

Contact Details

B 5/5, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi. 110029. Phone (11) 47690900

Year Of Publication

2011