Member profile

Organization

Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

Sub-Saharan Africa

Organisation Description

Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation (TMF) is a fully registered Non-Governmental Organization that was started as an initiative in 2013 by former child mothers who turned their negative experience into a positive action. TMF Programmes apply a feminist and evidence based approaches that challenge the status quo of inequality and discrimination against women and girls.The Organization’s mandate is to provide promote gender equality and empower adolescent girls and young women though holistic programs that address their critical needs while putting greater emphasis on ending teenage pregnancy, child marriages and supporting girls to stay in school and complete school.

The Organization envisions a generation where all girls are in school, empowered and enjoying their childhood.

The mission of TMF is to contribute towards increased retention of girl children in schools through ending teenage pregnancy and child marriages in Uganda

TMF is a members of the Gender Technical working group in Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), Member of the Inter-sectoral Committee on Violence Against Children ( MoES), National Menstruation Hygiene Management Committee , member of the Adolescent working Group and member of the National Child participation committee ( Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Develop). As a member of these forums, the Organization has participated and contributed to review of various national policies, supported in dissemination of National polices on Violence Against Children and shared experiences and learning from each other

Issues

Sexual violence

Physical violence

Emotional violence

Sector

Health

Women and gender equality

Social Services/Child Protection

Education

Justice/Law Enforcement

Human Rights

Security

Media

Network