#MakeGirlsVoicesCount

A Digital Action Campaign by Girls Voices Initiative

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

The project, 'Girls on the Air Waves: A Digital Action to End Violence Against Girls and Women' is aimed at advancing girls voices to advocate for an end to violence against girls. Girls Voices Initiative has led various initiatives to educate girls about their rights as enshrined in the Child Rights Act, 2003 and the girls are speaking out about rights violations that they have experienced in order to learn about how to take action if they (or their peers) are faced with any violence situation. This project, implemented with support from the Canadian High Commission and the French Embassy seeks to empower adolescent girls to lead a radio series to sensitize...  Learn more

#IDG2018

#GirlSummit2018 

In celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child (IDG) 2018 with the theme,  'Advancing Girls Voices and Rights', the Girl Summit event, funded by the Global Fund for Women, mobilized Nigeria's girls to champion advocacy for girls' rights under three thematic issues; Ending Child Marriage, Ending Gender-Based Violence, and Promoting Girls Education. The movement-building event mobilized Nigeria's girls, including vulnerable girls from internally displaced communities, in an engaging, entertaining and educative series of sessions ...more

#TGAP

#TechGirlsAdvocacyProgram 

The Project, 'Strengthening Girls Rights' Advocacy Through Technology Skills Training Workshops for Girls and an Advocacy Exhibition Event with Policy Makers and Stakeholders' empowered 50 girls with advanced digital skills and facilitated them to use technology, digital art, and research writing to make girls voices count on 3 thematic issues: Ending Gender-Based Violence, Ending Child Early and Forced Marriage and Promoting Girls' Education. The girls championed civic engagement in a memorable techxhibition event ... more

#SheCanLead

The Project, 'Follow the Leader' was a cooperation project with the Canadian High Commission in Nigeria and featured a reverse leadership process where the Canadian High Commissioner observed the leadership of one of Girls Voices Girl Leaders as she inspired girls with her journey and her passion to contest elections ... more

#TGAP 

#TechGirlsAdvocacyProgram 

The Project, 'Exploring Technology, Media and Arts as Tools to Promote Girl Advocacy' was a 1-year Project implemented with support from the Global Fund for Women to provide 50 girls with digital literacy skills and advanced digital skills in coding, digital art/illustration, filmmaking, photography, and creative writing. The project facilitated the girls to develop creative projects which they showcased in a techxibition event to champion girls' rights advocacy... more

#AGREE #AllGirlsRightsEqualEmpowerment 

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

#GirlSummit 2016 #IDG

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

#MakeGirlsVoicesCount

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

#PledgeForParity

A '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

#TakeMeBackToSchool

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


#BringBackOurGirls

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