LATEST FROM THE EASTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION
Zambia
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Reaching my potential
18 year old Lumpa Phiri from Mpulungu district is one of the 6,000 girls enrolled in the 200 school-level career and skills clubs in Zambia’s eight target districts. Lumpa is currently in her twelve grade at Mpulungu Boarding School and is the sixth...
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Uganda
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Hope for adolescent girls
It is difficult to tell that some of these girls previously went through horrendous situations when the war broke out in their home country, South Sudan. Games such as these are among the activities that the UNICEF supported programme for adolescent...
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Somalia
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A chance at a better future
Up until three months ago, Sadia Mohamed Abdi from Bosaso, Puntland, had never been to school. A right that had denied simply because she is a girl. “I am the only girl in my family,” says Sadia. “My parents said that only my brothers should be...
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Tanzania
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WASH in schools: female hygiene management
Ysra, 13, Samary, 15, and Hadija, 14, are busy checking that the girls’ toilet block in their school is clean and no rubbish is left lying around. These three adolescent girls are not cleaners; they are Standard Seven students at Bahati School in...
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