A Digital Action Campaign by Girls Voices Initiative
The Project, Promoting Girls Voices & Rights and Empowering Girls Across Public Schools in the FCT through Training and Audio-Visual Resources' is a 6-month Project implemented with support from the Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives... more
In sharing the global theme of the International Day of the Girl Child (IDG) 2016, 'Girls' Progress = Goals' Progress: A Global Girl Data Movement', the Girl Summit sought to celebrate Nigeria's girls and spotlight girls inclusion in the global SDGs and what that means for Nigeria's girls. The activity-based event sought to engage, entertain and educate girls about their importance in the development of their communities, the Country and the world at large... more
This digital action campaign titled, 'Make Girls Voices Count', seeks to transform girls perception of themselves and their stories by amplifying their voices using radio and social media and providing the skills to empower them. And mobilizing community action towards girls empowerment through radio call-ins and social media engagement... more
#PledgeForParityA 'pledge' is a solemn undertaking or a solemn promise. And 'parity' means equality of status or position, especially in terms of pay or rank.
The 2016 International Women's Day targeted to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. And also raised awareness that progress has slowed in many places across the world, so urgent action is needed to accelerate gender parity... more
Girls Voices Initiative conceived a documentary film project to profile girls' education experiences and the impact of early marriage on girls' education. The documentary film, 'Take Me Back To School' profiles the stories of 3 adolescent girls in Galadimawa Community of Kaduna State in northern Nigeria. The girls' stories show how factors like hawking and early marriage can impact girls' education. And the documentary film advocates for girls' education as a strategy to stop early marriages of girls... more
On the 14th of April, 2014 there were reports that over 200 girls were abducted as they prepared for their physics examinations in their school in Chibok, Borno State, in the North-East of Nigeria. While there were quite a number of reports available on the internet, it took quite a while before wide public attention was drawn to the subject and there have been fears that the delay led to the difficulty experienced in the rescue mission for the girls. Below are some links to local and international news reports on the abduction of the girls...more