We Need to do this Together – Workshop (5b)2018-01-18T10:41:58+00:00

Project Description

WORKSHOP 5b

Date: July 2017

Theme: “We Need to do this Together”

Participants: 500 + parents, guardians, politicians, police officers, teachers, educational officers

Objectives:

  • Educate parents, guardians and the community at large about the challenges faced by young girls
  • Get these people to support and engage in the Femlead process
  • Help the adults to understand, respect and support the rights of the girl child

Key Issues Discussed:

  • What leads young girls to drop out of school
  • The disadvantages of child prostitution
  • The physical harm done to the girl child who is pressed to use contraception from an early age (10 years old).
  • The physical harm of early pregnancy
  • Family planning, health and hygiene
  • Early/child marriages