Faith Phiri

Executive Director, Girls Empowerment Network (GENET)

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Faith Phiri is the Executive Director of Girls Empowerment Network (GENET), a grassroots network of young women advocates that aim to improve girls and young women's health, education, and livelihoods through empowerment and advocacy initiatives.  Faith holds a Bachelor in Public Health degree and is currently pursuing a Masters of Public Health degree at the College of Medicine in Malawi specializing in gender and maternal health, and expects to graduate in June 2012.

Blog Posts by Faith Phiri

Changing Norms, Ending Child Marriage
For many adolescent girls and young brides, child marriage is perceived as a death sentence, given the scarring effects for the health, education, and life of girls.
March 14, 2013