Education Plus Initiative
Every girl and young woman in Africa completing secondary education, safe, strong and empowered, free from gender discrimination, violence and HIV/AIDS.
« In this age and time, it’s not just enough to have girls to go to school, the real challenge now is how to ensure that girls stay in school and attain an educational level of their choice. »This is our mandate, this is our call. Pertulla Ezigha Ketcha Education Plus Initiative
Discrimination is at the heart of the disproportionate effects of climate change on people of African descent.
See how Afrodescendant women are leading and inspiring change in their communities: unf.pa/owv
💡Digital and technological solutions are critical to addressing #GenderInequality .
Therefore, lets #EmbraceEquity and empower more women to partake in #STEM
“There is a collective necessity and urgency ..to expand opportunities for protection and the realisation of girls and women’s rights in Africa. Education has been singled out as a high impact tool for achieving gender equality”- Simone Yankey African Union CIEFFA
'As a migrant child, I learned how to read and write because of technology. Let technology be a tool to even the playing field for women and girls in all their diversity, not further our exclusion.'- Munnira Katongole, #EducationPlus young women leaders hub.
“Achieving the Education for All objective requires facilitating access to digital technology for women and girls and therefore fulfilling this fundamental principle of equal rights. We must make this a reality.' - Anita Anita Kouassi, #EducationPlus young women leadership hub.
When women are educated and empowered they are better able to protect themselves from HIV.
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UN Women Kenya shared an insightful interview with Kenya's chief justice on harnessing technology to end gender based violence: africa.unwomen.org/en/stories/fea…