Girl Child Network Worldwide

Girl Child Network Worldwide (GCNW) emerged out of multiple personal experiences, collectively representing a proven track record that is acknowledged around the world, making it possible to move seamlessly from the African village to the global village. The Girl Child Empowerment Model (GCEM) was started in Zimbabwe in 1998 in a classroom in a poor high density suburb by Betty Makoni and her students. It has grown from being a discussion during class to global action and is now being replicated in other parts of Africa and all over the world. Abuse of young girls recognizes no borders, cultures, creed or color. It is all around us, representing massive loss of human potential as well as a...

Girl raped and dislocated-Rescue 13 January 2012

Girl raped and dislocated-Rescue 13 January 2012
Photo from Progress Report 'One thousand girls changed with a thousand dollars' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls transformed -they now speak out

Girls transformed -they now speak out
One investment that can be made on girls is to instil confidence in them so that like boys they learn to stand up for their rights (view small | med | large | orig)

Peer to peer training on leadership

Peer to peer training on leadership
Once girls are trained in leadership, they train their peers and form self help clubs (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls Empowerment Village -rape survivors heal

Girls Empowerment Village -rape survivors heal
Girls who are rescued from abuse are assisted to access justice and reinstated in school .No girl is a victim here. They are all leaders (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls clubs in Uganda have safe spaces to meet

Girls clubs in Uganda have safe spaces to meet
Peer to peer support during club meeting (view small | med | large | orig)