Empowering Young Women Entrepreneurs in Mozambique

Both Ana Paula (24) and Rosinha (21) grew up in the same town of Chimoio — and in similar circumstances of economic hardship, negative gender norms, and domestic violence. But…

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Bantwana’s Global AIDS Response Activities – IAS 2022

Welcome IAS 2022 participants! Thanks for visiting this page of relevant Bantwana resources relating to strategies for last-mile coverage and HIV epidemic control as well as essential economic strengthening initiatives…  Read More

From School Dropouts to Independent Entrepreneurs: A Tale of Three Young Women

THERESIA ASKWAR Theresia was expelled from school when she became pregnant in 2016. While pregnant, and even after the birth of her child, Theresia encountered considerable stigma and condemnation from…  Read More

Design Squad celebrated for Day of the Girl

Helping Girls Pursue their Potential in Science & Digital Technology

October 11 marks the annual International Day of the Girl celebration, with the theme for 2021 being “Digital Generation, Our Generation.” Yet, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF),…  Read More

Mariam fights FGM

POY Club Life Skills Enable Student to Avert FGM

February 6 marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), part of a global effort to end this long standing violation of human rights by 2030. We’d…  Read More

Gimbi uses her training to combat forced/early marriage

Gimbi’s Story – Combating Forced Marriage

Gimbi is a Protect Our Youth Club member from Baray Secondary School in Karatu District Council. When in Form II, she noticed that her father started processing her school transfer…  Read More