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Young Women Leading Zambia (YWL-Z)

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Advocating on:

  • Early Marriages
  • Teen Pregnancies
  • SRH
  • Safe Abortion
  • GBV
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Hope Foundation for African Women (HFAW)

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Hope Foundation for African Women (HFAW) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2011 to empower marginalised Kenya women and girls living in rural Kenya through economic empowerment, advocacy for gender equality and advancement of reproductive health and rights. They work to end FGM and GBV. They work with rural women and men to intervene on issues of child abuse, early pregnancies and empowerment with their rights. They have a firm belief in the power of ordinary people to change their situation. 

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Girls Rising Malawi

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“Girls Rising Malawi” is an NGO working in the areas of Educational Support for impoverished & low-income girls and young women in Malawi through educational encouragement and sponsorship for primary, secondary and higher learning.

Their areas of work are as follows:

  • Educational Sponsorship
  • Building girls‛ secondary schools
  • Supporting girls‛ and young women‛s health and basic needs
  • Providing sanitary pads, knickers (pants) and soap to more sanitarily cleanse
  • Helping girls at school to stay in school. 
  • Building changing rooms in primary and secondary schools throughout the country, through a wide range of Volunteers. 
  • Working to reduce violence against girls and women 
  • Promoting the rights of girl children in schools
  • Working to empower impoverished & low-income women through small scale business
  • Training women and girls in environmental conservation and care (by planting more trees in schools and communities)
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Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation

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History
Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation was founded on the principles of ending violence and injustices against women and girls. Founded in 2012, the organization, Global Woman merged with another organization called P.E.A.C.E. (People Everywhere All Created Equal); the name was officially and legally changed to Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation.
 
Mission
The mission of the organization is to empower women and girls through education to eradicate gender based violence (GBV) with focus on female genital mutilation (FGM).
 
Cause
The cause the organization advocates against is female genital mutilation. More commonly known as FGM, it is the intentional removal of either all or part of the external female genitalia for non-medical reasons. External genitals include the clitoris, labia, pubis, urethral and vaginal openings.
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HeforShe platform - The Gambia

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HeForShe Platform-The Gambia serves as an advocacy youth group under the Network against Gender-Based Violence (NGBV). It consists of a network of young people (mostly men) from different youth organizations. The platform is formed to lead the HeForShe campaign initiative targeting young people especially men to address gender-based violence through advocacy and campaigning. The HeForShe Platform seeks to raise awareness and engage youth and school going children most especially the male gender to fight for the rights of women and girls. And also include issues of gender-based violence as priority for national development. The HeForShe Platform seeks to enhance the appreciation and respect for the rights of women, demonstrate solidarity with women and raise awareness on gender based violence and its consequences focusing on the youth.
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Raise A Youth Foundation

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Raise A Youth Foundation is a youth led and youth based NGO based in Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
Their vision is “To create a society of youth empowered to contribute to societal development and nation building”. Their mission is to promote behaviour and attitudinal change, character and leadership development through transformation programs.
They mobilized committed youth in the communities, train and empower them to identify and solve social problems in the communities. They also carried out outreach in secondary schools, universities and rural communities using young people to create awareness on a range of diverse issues.
As part of their programs, they have mobilized a group of young girls to conduct FGM outreach in the  Ekpomaka and Ekwashi Ngbo communities of Ikwo and Ohaukwu LGAs respectively. They have also carried out advocacy visits to some stakeholders to find the best approach to stop FGM in the rural communities.
 
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Norwegian Church Aid- Ethiopia (NCA-E)

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Norwegian Church Aid is a diaconal organization working in 33 countries worldwide and mandated by Churches and Christian Organizations in Norway to eradicate poverty and injustice.

In Ethiopia, Norwegian Church Aid has been operating since 1974, engaged in short term emergency response and long term development programs.

Their intervention in Ethiopia (2011-2020) focuses on three development program areas: Climate Resilience, Reproductive Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.  In order to save lives and protect vulnerable people during emergencies occurring the country, They are engaged in humanitarian and refugee response.

They operate in six regions and one city Administration: Tigray, Amhara, Oromia, Somali, Gambella, Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s State and Addis Ababa respectively.

To achieve their development goals and bring positive social change, they work mainly with Faith Based Organized, which have demonstrated strong grassroots reach and influence in the society. They also coordinate their efforts with their resource partners that have long years of experience in the area of water, sanitation, and hygiene, reproductive health and climate change. 

Since 2001, they have been coordinating efforts with different faith based and non-faith based structures to end the practice of Female Genital Mutilation.

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Daughters of Eve

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Daughters of Eve is a non profit organisation that works to protect girls and young women who are at risk from female genital mutilation (FGM). By raising awareness about FGM and sign-posting support services we aim to help people who are affected by FGM and ultimately help bring an end to this practice.

Our wider work is to advance and protect the physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health rights of young people from female genital mutilation practicing communities. We recognise that FGM occurs in the context of wider harmful practices and that young people often have many different problems. We take a holistic approach, offering advice and support to help young people in as many ways as we can.

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HER International

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HER stands for Health, Education and Rights for her. HER aim to support these rights for women and girls around the world. They are a new and growing international organization and are very much committed to advancing the conversation around rights for women and girls

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The Good Radio Network

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The Good Radio Network is socially conscious platform that raises awareness of all kinds of issues worldwide. The founder's show FrankieSense & More is aligned with the UN Global Goals.

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