The CPAs who included teachers and the CPCs has facilitated establishment/ strengthening of child rights clubs in the formal and informal schools to promote participation of girls and boys in dialogues promoting children’s rights including abandonment of harmful practices and to secure learning environment for children.

Nine (9) number schools, 3 from Dollow and 6 from Mogadishu, established child rights clubs. This will provide a forum to engage boys and girls in dialogues and conversations on the health effects of FGM/C and child marriages empower them to report any form of violence, neglect or abuse emanating from home, schools and community in general and to prevent and respond to all forms of violence. 

The Community Education Committees (CECs) will be oriented on child protection competencies including benefits of abandoning FGM/C and early/forced/child marriages. In each school, 2 forums were held the last months to facilitate debates.SAF provides monthly support to the club activities of all the 9 schools. The school clubs draw their own activities, workplan and budget for the various monthly activities.