Adolescent girls are trapped in a society where socio-cultural practices fail to accurately categorize them as children or women or address needs relevant to their gender and age; leaving them powerless to make essential life choices.Lack of their empowerment manifests itself in crucial aspects such as education, sexual health and reproduction, livelihood skills and productivity, and domestic violence.This lack of empowerment manifests itself in crucia
Girls Resource Centers will be established to equip the girls with knowledge, skills, abilities, opportunities and linkages with services essentially required to address their issues. Counselors will conduct sessions for the most vulnerable girls in the center using innovative tools like thematic songs, flash cards, special games and pocket charts to deliver content on healthcare, sexual and reproductive health, sanitation, life skills, confidence building and livelihood development among them.
Adolescent girls will be equipped with knowledge, abilities, confidence and skills to influence the decisions such as marriage, education, mobility, choices.They and their parents will be informed and demanding the services such as health, nutrition, education, hygiene, water, sanitation, skill development, banking for their development. It will contribute in building positive behaviours, attitudes and support leading to prevention of early marriages, gender inequalities, continued education.
This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).
Provides insights into girls empowerment strategy