The STOPVAG campaign is an online program that hosts individuals and organizations in the fields of human and child rights, and engages online communities in discussing, developing and proffering solutions that individuals and organizations can implement to protect the rights and lives of girls in Africa.
Pretending “IT” doesn’t exist does not make “IT” any less of a reality.
Approaching topics that address sexual health can be very intimidating as in African societies discussing sex is taboo. As young ladies who grew up in the late ’80s and ’90s, we can bear witness to this fact; Continue reading
At the 2013 World Population Day, the UNFPA organized a reflection day to raise awareness of the issue of adolescent pregnancy in the hopes of delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted. The day had an objective to draw attention on the emergency Continue reading
The International day of the Girl Child is an annual celebration marked on the 11th October. The day is an international observance day as declared by the United Nations in the year 2012. The observation supports more opportunity Continue reading
Dear Girl Child,
How ashamed I am writing this to you.
How terrible have I been to you all your life.
As I stand here today, I remember all the things I have done to you,
and I feel so guilty.