Ending Violence against Adolescent Girls in Zambian Schools (UNGEI blog)

December 6, 2013 - 11:15

12/6/1213 -- UNGEI blog -- "Ending Violence against Adolescent Girls in Zambian Schools" Program Officer (Sexual Violence and Trafficking) Caroline Muthoni Muriithi talks about our project in Zambia to address sexual violence against girls:

Establishing Safe Space clubs was one of our key strategies. These are girl-only clubs, which aim to empower adolescent girls through awareness-raising of their rights, social networking and peer education. Adolescent girls learned about how to identify and respond to abuse, where to report cases of abuse and where to get support. They also learned about personal development and acquired the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve economic empowerment. [read more...]