Through his seed grant project, Onward Chironda held a legal awareness training on child marriage with chiefs and local leaders
Onward Chironda, a Women Deliver Young Leader, is implementing “Girls Choose,” seed grant project made possible by Johnson & Johsnon to end child marriage in Zimbabwe. Through his project, the My Age Zimbabwe organization worked with the Legal Resources foundation (FRF) to hold a one-day legal awareness training with 22 participants, including chiefs, community Leaders and stakeholders. Participants were trained to interpret laws and policies that govern issues of child marriage and child protection as well as identify gaps within the laws. Members of the Legal Resources Foundation presented on laws and policies on child marriages in Zimbabwe, and debated the legality of marrying a child below 18.