Siyakha Plus: Building Economic Opportunities and Improving HIV Outcomes for Young Mothers and their Children in Mozambique

Creating livelihood pathways for young women has generational benefits. It reduces vulnerability to HIV, early marriage and pregnancy, and gender-based violence; improves health and well-being; and increases economic resilience. In…

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Girls Overcome Barriers to Invest in Better Futures

October 11, 2022, marks the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl Child with this year’s theme being “Our time is now – our rights, our future.” Girls around…  Read More

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

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…  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