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The UNFPA-supported early marriage project is known as the Light for Eve programme. The goal is to protect and support girls at risk of forced early marriage as well as married adolescent girls. Mentors play a big role in the programme. All of the mentors are female and they are in charge of community conversations at the weekly meetings. Besides weekly meetings with young unmarried girls and support and meetings with married girls and women, the programme also features community conversations with local figures such as religious leaders.