Kate Whittington is a program officer at Girls Not Brides. Kate conducts research and policy analysis on developments related to child marriage as well as working closely with members to support evidence-based advocacy. Prior to joining Girls Not Brides Kate worked for the Girl Hub, a strategic partnership between DfID and the Nike Foundation on their Girl Specialist and Monitoring and Learning teams, providing technical support on adolescent girl issues to their projects and country offices.
Entertainment serves as a comfortable way to talk about tough topics. Could it be a venue to explore the dangers of child marriage? Maryam Mohsin and Kate Whittington of Girls Not Brides explore the latest research.
While the efforts of international agencies and national governments are paramount to ending child marriage, so too is the work happening day in day out at the community level, shares Kate Whittington, program officer at Girls Not Brides.