Child marriage is a devastating cultural norm which, despite national laws and regulations, persists in the traditional communities where So They Can works in rural Babati in Tanzania. Among the local Barabaig, Iraqw and Maasai tribes, most girls are engaged for marriage at the age of 5 with a dowry payment made by the male’s…

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about school holidays? For many of us, it might involve spending quality time with family, playing with friends or exploring new parts of our community, country and world. However for lots of girls — particularly those in Africa — their school holidays’ experience is…

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