Kila mwaka ifikapo tarehe 11 Oktoba dunia huadhimisha siku ya mtoto wa kike duniani. Siku hii inalenga kutambua na kusherehekea mafanikio ya wasichana na kuangazia changamoto zinazowakumba watoto wa kike ili ziweze kupatiwa suluhisho. Maadhimisho ya mwaka huu yatatimiza miaka 11 tangu siku ya mtoto wa kike ianze kuadhimishwa mwaka 2012. Katika kusherehekea siku hii […]
The Tension between Reconciling Families and Enforcing Laws on GBV is fueled by Lack of EMPATHY for the VICTIMS.
On the Day of a Girl Child, 11th October, I received a message from Girls Not Brides, inquiring if I am available to speak during the visit of Michelle Obama, Melinda French Gates and Amal Clooney in Cape Town, South Africa. I confirmed availability, and started weeks long of preparations and back and forth meetings […]
The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women, established in 1946 by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) resolution 11(II). The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the […]
BACKGROUND AND SITUATION ANALYSIS. November 2021 the Government through the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MoEST) pronounced the ‘Education Circular No. 2 of 2021’ that allows re-entry of school dropouts due to any reasons including pregnancies back to a formal system of education. This pronouncement changed the whole situation that was previously described as […]
There is a popular African adage that says “It takes a village to raise a child”. I would like to allude that by saying, in establishing and growing any organization, you can not make it by yourself, you need PEOPLE. In the beginning, you might need people who will applaud you even if they might […]
One Girl. One Bike Msichana Initiative is proud to journey with the founder I LAVA, our staunch supporter, as she climbs Mountain Kilimanjaro to raise money for One Girl One Bike Project. ” I am climbing to raise money towards projects that are dear to my heart” Said Rahel Mwitula. THE NEED: Most secondary school […]