Her Choice – Building Child Marriage Free Communities


Logo HER CHOICE posHer Choice is an alliance of three organizations – Kinderpostzegels, The Hunger Project, and International Child Development Initiatives (ICDI). This is a 5 years long program (2016-2020) funded by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of The Netherlands. It aims to combat child marriages in many countries around the world including Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Bedari, in partnership with ICDI, is implementing this Program in Chakwal, Vehari and Lahore. The major activities of the Program are:

  1. Raising awareness on the impact of child marriages, sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) among communities and youth,
  2. Improving access to formal education for girls,
  3. Improving access to SRHR Services and
  4. Lobbying and advocacy for proper legislation to prevent/ban child marriages in Punjab.