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A campaign tackling early marriage in The Gambia

Posted November 17, 2013 no picture adama lee

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Hi everyone my name is Adama Lee and am 18 yrs of age. Based on the UNICEF MICS report conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and UNICEF, it was clearly indicated that 36.6% of girls going to school in rural Gambia are forced to get married. To put a stop to this, I am collaborating with UNICEF, the Department of Social Welfare and GAMCOTRAP to conduct a sensitization campaign in communities in rural Gambia. Here, we will be meeting grandfathers and fathers, grandmothers, mo...


Keeping the Promise in Nigeria

Posted March 26, 2014 no picture Ahi SocialNet

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Action Health Incorporated has released three short films in the ‘Keeping The Promise Series’– ‘Girls Are Us’, ‘Slipping Through the Crack’ and ‘Make Every Girl Count’- that project the true life stories of out-of-school adolescent girls in Nigeria’s poor communities. The films are based on findings of the AHI study to explore and document the realities, needs and concerns of out-of-school adolescent girls in Lagos slums. Set in the Iwaya community, an under-r...