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November 18, 2022

Term of Reference for GASS Project

The project is currently being implemented at the Wassa Internally Displaced Persons’ Camp in FCT, Abuja, Nigeria, where there is an estimated number of over 600 out of school girls, who are likely to be married off before they are 18years of age with most of them bearing more than 6 children before age 25. The community was selected in hopes that by educating the girl child, they have a firmer voice in the discussion of their future as recent research has shown that each year of secondary school attended reduces a girl’s likelihood of being married off before 18years by 5% points or more.

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November 15, 2022

Criteria for Girls’ Selection for GASS Project

The project is currently being implemented at the Wassa Internally Displaced Persons’ Camp in FCT, Abuja, Nigeria, where there is an estimated number of over 600 out of school girls, who are likely to be married off before they are 18years of age with most of them bearing more than 6 children before age 25. The community was selected in hopes that by educating the girl child, they have a firmer voice in the discussion of their future as recent research has shown that each year of secondary school attended reduces a girl’s likelihood of being married off before 18years by 5% points or more.

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November 8, 2022

Data Made Simple

Engaging young people in the implementation of programs to aid decision making processes on Adolescent Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health can be both tasking and exciting. In 2021, Stand With A Girl (SWAG) Initiative implemented the Data Made Simple (DMS) in 5 states in Nigeria, namely: Niger, Taraba, Edo, Ogun and Plateau. We involved 25 Youth Data Advocates selected from the States Technical Working Groups on Adolescent Health and Development based on their interest, experience in Adolescent Youth Data knowledge, and understanding of AYSRH issues.

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November 8, 2022

SWAGEP

The project is currently being implemented at the Wassa Internally Displaced Persons’ Camp in FCT, Abuja, Nigeria, where there is an estimated number of over 600 out of school girls, who are likely to be married off before they are 18years of age with most of them bearing more than 6 children before age 25. The community was selected in hopes that by educating the girl child, they have a firmer voice in the discussion of their future as recent research has shown that each year of secondary school attended reduces a girl’s likelihood of being married off before 18years by 5% points or more.

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November 6, 2022

WeLead

In Nigeria, the situation of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) mirrored worse than the global incidence. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic about 1 in every 2 Nigeria women have experienced one form of gender-based violence or the other (Hum Angle, 2022). The situation is further exacerbated by the insecurity and insurgence rampaging some parts of the country.

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August 3, 2022

World Menstrual Health Day At GGSS

WORLD MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY AT GOVERNMENT GIRLS’ SECONDARY SCHOOL, DOGON BAUCHI, ZARIA- KADUNA. Introduction World Menstrual Hygiene Day takes place on 28th May every year. It is a chance to […]

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August 2, 2022

World Menstrual Health Day At Tasha

WORLD MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY AT TASHA, ABUJA. Introduction World Menstrual Hygiene Day is observed on May 28 of every month. According to UNFPA, May 28 signifies the menstrual cycle of […]

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February 18, 2022

Data Made Simple is back again

Data Made Simple is back again Last year was quite the year and one of our most proud moments of the year was working on a project to simplify data […]

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February 14, 2022

With support from UNFPA, Stand With A Girl (SWAG) Initiative and TRU Dance Art held a FLASH MOB to commemorate 2022 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.

With support from UNFPA, Stand With A Girl (SWAG) Initiative and TRU Dance Art held a FLASH MOB to commemorate 2022 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. […]

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February 14, 2022

Stand With a Girl (SWAG) Initiative inaugurates GIRL ADVISORY BOARD with two pioneer girls. Eight other girls to join in the coming weeks.

Stand With a Girl (SWAG) Initiative inaugurates GIRL ADVISORY BOARD with two pioneer girls. Eight other girls to join in the coming weeks. Stand With a Girl (SWAG) Initiative inaugurates […]

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February 14, 2022

A Decade and more! 2012-2022.

A Decade and more! 2012-2022. Executive Director, Stand With A Girl (SWAG) Initiative marks 10 years in the Social Development Space today 14th February 2022. We recognize and appreciate the […]

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June 5, 2021

GAGE 2021

2021 Girls Advocate for Gender Equality Programme.

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