Early Marriage Prevention Network Project

Co-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union

Project Partners



Opportunity and Protection Association works in favour of children and young people in Haskovo region, Bulgaria in all spheres, concerning the enhancement of their welfare. Key priorities in the work of the Association are: prevention of child abuse and trafficking; protection of children from all forms of abuse; improving the capacity of families for effective child care; promoting the potential and activity of young people for community development; building up wide public base for solving the problems of children and youths.

Read more: www.chancebg.org



 Amalipe Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance is a leading Roma organization, working for the equal integration of Roma in Bulgarian Society. The organization plays a central role in organizing a Roma civic movement and advocating for Roma integration within the state institutions. 

Read more: www.amalipe.com



Cell of Alternative Youth Activities - KEAN is a leading Greek youth association with strong expertise in VET, employability building and social inclusion, with a focus on vulnerable social groups, marginalised women and youth and children at risk. The organisation aims to upgrading the youths' way of living and to their meaningful familiarisation with the values of democracy, equality and freedom as well as promoting the idea of a better organised society with respect to human and nature.

Read more:  http://www.kean.gr



The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) is an international advocacy organisation that promotes political and public discussion on Roma issues by providing factual and in-depth information on a range of policy issues to European Union institutions, Roma civil organisations, governmental authorities and intergovernmental bodies.

Read more: www.erionet.eu/


The objectives of the Pere Closa Private Foundation are the education and development of the Roma community in Catalonia, Spain. Pere Closa Private Foundation focuses its work on facilitating and supporting the education of Roma children and young people. The Foundation also works to propitiate a positive image of the Rroma community, preserve their cultural heritage, and make the rest of society aware of it.

Read more: http://www.fundaciopereclosa.org/



Ljudska univerza Kočevje (Adult Education Centre Kočevje) is a public institute for adult education, established by the Municipality of Kočevje, Slovenia. Key priority is to spread and raise the educational level of the inhabitants in Slovenia and thus promote the lifelong learning concept and ideas.

Read more: http://www.lu-kocevje.si/



 Galina Markova, project evaluator

 Empowering Education Ltd., Bulgaria


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