There has been a call throughout Africa through the African Union to protect the rights of women and girls.The Ministry of Social Development has been and continues to create awareness on such rights. One that can be stated is abolition of child marriages. The different laws are currently under review to protect a girl child against early marriage. The Ministry of Gender also assist in empowering women through provision of employment opportunities; our ministry works continuously with such stakeholders. The Ministry of Social Development is in the process of forming collaboration with the Private Sector to improve service delivery for and empowerment of vulnerable groups, including women and girls with disabilities. It commits to ensuring that this vulnerable group is empowered in various ways such as employment, access to health facilities, education, etc.

Timeframe and/or implementation plan: The process is already underway.

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