Intergenerational effects of child marriage on childhood stunting

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Join us for an insightful online event on Thu, Jul 27 2023, at 14:00 GMT+0100 (British Summer Time), as we delve into the intergenerational effects of child marriage on childhood stunting. This event aims to shed light on the long-lasting consequences of child marriage, particularly its impact on childhood growth and development.

Experts from various fields will share their knowledge and experiences, discussing the complex factors that contribute to childhood stunting in the context of child marriage. Through engaging presentations and interactive discussions, we will explore potential solutions and interventions to mitigate this issue.

If you are passionate about promoting child rights, women's empowerment, and improving the well-being of future generations, this event is a must-attend. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and connect with like-minded individuals worldwide.



Purujit Praharaj, Director (Research) Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation

Dr Praharaj works as Director (Research) at Kailash Satyarthi Foundation and is a passionate, focused, and result-oriented research professional with over 16 years of experience in the development sector and served academic institutions, government and non-government organizations, and consulting firms in numerous capacities.

His research expertise in various domains includes Child Rights, Child Protection, Maternal Health, Child Health, Sexual and Adolescent Health, Water Hygiene and Sanitation, and Tribal Health and Development. He has led several research studies varying from small-scale formative research to large-scale sample surveys investigating a number of issues. In addition, he has multiple publications in reputed peer-reviewed national and international journals.


Claudia Cappa, Chief and Senior Advisor, UNICEF

Claudia Cappa is a Senior Adviser and Unit Chief in the Data and Analytics Section, Division of Data, Analytics, Planning and Monitoring, at UNICEF Headquarters in New York. She is the focal point for data collection, data analysis and methodological work on child disability, early childhood development and child protection from violence, exploitation and abuse. She is also responsible for maintaining inter-agency collaborations and partnerships and has been chairing/contributing to several inter-agency technical working groups. She represented UNICEF in the Washington Group on Disability Statistics and founded the Centre of Excellence on Data for Children with Disabilities. Prior to joining UNICEF, she worked at the University of Geneva and the Institute for Social Studies of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

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Heribertus Wibowo, Deputy Director, Tulodo 

Passionate about public health and promoting healthy behaviours, he is the Deputy Director of Tulodo, Indonesia, an organisation that specializes in solving diverse problems related to health, education, technology, environment, and more. UNICEF Indonesia appointed Tulodo to support their work to help children affected by disasters in Lombok and Palu and to support implementing a program to prevent child marriage and improve menstrual hygiene management. With expertise in mobile solutions, big data, community mobilization, and partnership building, we have a strong presence in Australia, Indonesia, and Timor-Leste and work with partners across the Asia Pacific and beyond.

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