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 Girls: Unscripted & Unstoppable

As key agents of change, girls worldwide take up the fight for a better future. They pursue vocational training, train as teachers or join projects to fight early marriage – just to mention a few examples. On 11 October, the world celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child.

 

 

Unscipted & Unstoppable

International days are an occasion to educate the public and commemorate important achievements and aspects of society. The topic of 2019’s International Day of the Girl Child is “Unscripted and Unstoppable” and calls for recognition and respect towards young women, celebrating their achievements, and eradicating gender inequality

 

Adressing the issue

It is undeniable that a lot is being done by organizations, individuals, and various social groups and many are putting in the effort to achieve a balance when it comes to equality and respect. The process is a constant one and international days like the Girl Child Day exist to remind us of the relevancy of those issues and the need to address them.

HPP India, DAPP Zambia, DAPP Malawi, and ADPP Mozambique have achieved a lot when it comes to working with girl children. Here are some of the best projects and stories which we remember today to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child.

 

Girls Bridge Education in India

Girls Bridge Education is a project which unites initiatives targeted at providing academic and social support for girls between the age of 9 and 14. The mission of HPPI with the project is to secure equal opportunities for girls when it comes to education and future employment. The organisation is working with out-of-school girls trying to bring them back in school as well as with girls already enrolled in school who need help in any way.

 

Teachers of Tomorrow: Ruksana Shaikh

HPPI is putting a lot of focus on promoting the importance of education and female teachers. The organization has a lot of education programmers targeted at improving the quality and preparing teachers accordingly. The teacher training programmes of HPPI have achieved a lot and managed to increase the interest in the teaching profession greatly by inspiring young people to take on the challenge.

 

Peer-Mentoring to fight rage and crudity – a DAPP Zambia project

It is a fact that children are easily influenced and peer pressure is playing a decisive factor in their development. DAPP Zambia’s Youth Safe Club is part of the HOPE (HIV Prevention Programme) and aims to support children by giving them the support they need in order to stay safe and develop positively in a personal and professional level.

Cynthia Mukuma is one of the girls deeply affected by the Youth Safe Club initiative – her life took a different direction after she met the club matron. You can read the full story on DAPP Zambia’s Facebook page.

 

Girls Inspired Project in Mozambique

The project’s goal is to inspire and provide girls with access to education and relevant courses so they can find a place in the labor market and generate income in the future.

Such is the case with Zainabo who did not have the chance to get an education since she had to work and provide for her family instead of going to school. With a 3-month course in hospitality and tourism, she is now amazed by the possibilities of development and open towards the job offers waiting for her.

 

Fighting early marriage

Another part of the Girls Inspired initiative is preventing early marriage and informing girls about the possibilities for education and development. The risks of early marriage and the consequences it will have on their future are also discussed and young women are motivated and inspired to follow their path instead of jumping into marriage early on.

A structured gap year can be just what you need.

Empowering girls in Haryana, India

Teachers of tomorrow

Fighting early marriage

A structured gap year can be just what you need.
A structured gap year can be just what you need.

As key agents of change, girls worldwide take up the fight for a better future. They pursue vocational training, train as teachers or join projects to fight early marriage – just to mention a few examples. On the 11th of October, the world celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child.

A structured gap year can be just what you need.

 

Unscripted & Unstoppable

International days are an occasion to educate the public and commemorate important achievements and aspects of society. The topic of 2019’s International Day of the Girl Child is “Unscripted and Unstoppable” and calls for recognition and respect towards young women, celebrating their achievements, and eradicating gender inequality

 

A structured gap year can be just what you need.

Adressing the issue

It is undeniable that a lot is being done by organizations, individuals, and various social groups and many are putting in the effort to achieve a balance when it comes to equality and respect. The process is a constant one and international days like the Girl Child Day exist to remind us of the relevancy of those issues and the need to address them.

HPP India, DAPP Zambia, DAPP Malawi, and ADPP Mozambique have achieved a lot when it comes to working with girl children. Here are some of the best projects and stories which we remember today to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child.

Empowering girls in Haryana, India

Girls Bridge Education in India

Girls Bridge Education is a project which unites initiatives targeted at providing academic and social support for girls between the age of 9 and 14. The mission of HPPI with the project is to secure equal opportunities for girls when it comes to education and future employment. The organisation is working with out-of-school girls trying to bring them back in school as well as with girls already enrolled in school who need help in any way.

 

A structured gap year can be just what you need.

Teachers of Tomorrow: Ruksana Shaikh

HPPI is putting a lot of focus on promoting the importance of education and female teachers. The organization has a lot of education programmers targeted at improving the quality and preparing teachers accordingly. The teacher training programmes of HPPI have achieved a lot and managed to increase the interest in the teaching profession greatly by inspiring young people to take on the challenge.

Teachers of tomorrow

Peer-Mentoring to fight rage and crudity – a DAPP Zambia project

It is a fact that children are easily influenced and peer pressure is playing a decisive factor in their development. DAPP Zambia’s Youth Safe Club is part of the HOPE (HIV Prevention Programme) and aims to support children by giving them the support they need in order to stay safe and develop positively in a personal and professional level.

Cynthia Mukuma is one of the girls deeply affected by the Youth Safe Club initiative – her life took a different direction after she met the club matron. You can read the full story on DAPP Zambia’s Facebook page.

Girls Inspired Project in Mozambique

The project’s goal is to inspire and provide girls with access to education and relevant courses so they can find a place in the labor market and generate income in the future.

Such is the case with Zainabo who did not have the chance to get an education since she had to work and provide for her family instead of going to school. With a 3-month course in hospitality and tourism, she is now amazed by the possibilities of development and open towards the job offers waiting for her.

Fighting early marriage

Another part of the Girls Inspired initiative is preventing early marriage and informing girls about the possibilities for education and development. The risks of early marriage and the consequences it will have on their future are also discussed and young women are motivated and inspired to follow their path instead of jumping into marriage early on.

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