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Protecting Girls during COVID-19

Protecting Girls during COVID-19

The impact of COVID 19 on adolescent girls in Africa is likely to have devastating long term effects.  The pandemic will exacerbate the inequalities already faced by young girls.  Read the joint solidarity letter sent to the African Union to advocate for critical interventions to ensure that adolescent girls are not left behind. 

 

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Launch of #AfricaEducatesHer Campaign

Oct 18, 2020

Girls’ education in Africa is at risk. The disruption to education from COVID-19 has placed girls at higher risk of falling behind in school and of permanently dropping out of school. This is due to... Read more

International Day of Older Persons

Sep 29, 2020

This October 1st marks the 30th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons, an occasion to celebrate older persons in our lives  as sources of wisdom and inspiration. At the United... Read more