Female talent is grossly underutilized across corridors of political leadership in Africa. Only 8 women have been heads of state in the entire African political history.
SAFE KICKS INITIATIVE
Worldwide, 0-47 percent of sexual assaults are perpetrated against girls age 15 or younger. In Nigeria, 1 in 4 girls is a victim of sexual violence.
According to experts, a girl’s self-esteem peaks at age 9. After that, it begins to plummet through the pre-teen & adolescent years.
THE GIRLS' PODIUM
Across African communities, girls are often looked upon as mere beneficiaries of advocacy – having little or no input in conversations about social issues that affect their health, rights, and well-being.
COOL PERIODS MOVEMENT
Menstruation remains a taboo topic in many African societies. The cool periods movement is a girl-led campaign committed to rebranding periods as a 100% healthy and COOL biological process for adolescent girls.
SUPER GIRLS COLLOQUIUM
The Super Girls Colloquium is an annual event for adolescent girls to meet up, share ideas, discuss issues important to them, and refuel for the upcoming year. The colloquium coincides with the celebration of Girl Pride Circle’s anniversary in December.