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Girl-led insights: Tackling the barriers girls in Rwanda face in completing secondary education

UNICEF and Girl Effect have partnered in Rwanda to advance learning for adolescent girls and boys by tackling gender barriers to education. With the help of Girl Effect’s Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors (TEGAs), the partnership has been able to uncover nuanced insights about the barriers girls face in completing secondary education so that we can …

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Ni Nyampinga journalist Rahmat Umuhoza: empowering girls in Rwanda to take up life-saving vaccines

Rahmat Umuhoza (middle in photo) is a 23-year-old advocate for young girls and one of six girl journalists at Ni Nyampinga. Rahmat will play an important role in creating new Ni Nyampinga content as Gavi, Girl Effect and the Government of Rwanda partner to reduce gender barriers to immunisation and improve vaccine coverage in Rwanda. Here, …

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Gavi, the Government of Rwanda and Girl Effect launch a 13-month partnership to increase the uptake of life-saving vaccines in Rwanda

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and Girl Effect, with the Government of Rwanda, are launching a new partnership to create widespread and sustained demand for immunisation and other health services among girls and women in Rwanda. In collaboration with the Government of Rwanda, Gavi and Girl Effect will conduct research to understand persistent gender barriers to accessing …

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How girls in Rwanda are taking control of their education and future with Ni Nyampinga and UNICEF

On the first ever UN International Day of Education, UNICEF estimates that around the world there are 32m girls of primary school age and 29m of lower secondary school age not in school. But enrolment is only part of the problem. Issues like unwanted pregnancies and low social expectations for girls mean keeping them in …

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Why all girls need role models

Girl Effect brands use inspirational real-life and fictional characters to expand girls’ horizons. Almost all of us can name someone who has positively influenced our life, and it is human nature to look to our peers for inspiration and guidance. That’s why role models are a key part of Girl Effect’s culture brands. In the …

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