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Final evaluation report on the Champions of Change programme in Liwonde, Machinga district

A.C Munthali, M Kok, T Kakal, L Kusters

In Malawi, one of the YES I DO. intervention components is known as the Champions of Change (CoC). The CoC intervention aimed to reduce child marriage and teenage pregnancy in the implementing districts. The intervention focused on addressing gender inequality, one of the root causes of child marriage and teenage pregnancy. This report details the endline study conducted in Machinga district and draws on literature about gender equality in Malawi, details the evaluation methodology, presents the main results and provides general recommendations for policy and practice on gender equality, child marriage and teenage pregnancy in Malawi.

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