At Girl Effect, we recognise the incredible work and impact these initiatives are having. However we believe that, in order to make lasting change, we need to stop poverty before it starts. To do this we need to tackle the cause: we have to reframe what it means to be a girl in her community.
Beating Cervical Cancer In The Developing World - A Game-Changing Partnership To Create A 'New Normal' For Girls
An audacious ambition requires a game-changing approach. Beating cervical cancer in the developing world is a huge undertaking and one that requires a fundamentally new way of approaching the problem - combining vital supply of vaccinations with demand for these vaccinations from the girls whose lives could be saved.
How would you feel as a young girl, forced to marry a man five times your age? Well, I got to know how one girl felt in a chilling, girls-only, immersive experience, built in the heart of East London.
From messing around in the classroom to bunking off with friends; education is a right taken for granted by many. Yet, it is also deprived to millions of children across the globe - 57 million at primary level to be precise.