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Giving adolescent girls a ‘second chance’ for education

Members of M4D's Life Skills Forum

  The second chance education program is an informal system of education targeting adolescent girls aged between 13 and 17 and who never had the opportunity to attend school or dropped out of school Northern Nigeria has one of the most frightful statistics of out-of-school girls in the world, which is evident

“Why child birth spacing has many socioeconomic benefits”

Kabir Abdullahi of Johns Hopkins Public Health In Nigeria Initiative speaks about the initiative’s work around child birth spacing in northern Nigeria   What are the successes achieved by the Johns Hopkins Public Health in Nigeria Initiative? In Nigeria, the initiative is in its second phase of implementation, the first phase focused on

Entrenching women’s political participation at the grassroots

Participants pose for a group photo shortly after the event

It is believed that by removing the major cultural barriers hindering women’s participation in politics including achieving unity among women themselves, more women will have to opportunity to contest and win elective positions in the state of Kano   Women’s participation in politics, leadership and governance processes has always been a hotly

Girl Rising announce the premiere of new Da Bazar Mu series

Girl Rising, the global social action campaign for girls’ education and empowerment using the power of storytelling, has launched a new series of its Da Bazar Mu video series, created especially for audiences in northern Nigeria. The video series which were produced by Girl Rising in partnership with Arewa24, Nigeria’s first


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