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Saturday, April 27, 2013

Empowering Women of the Future – Community Outreach, Ajegunle.

On Thursday, 18th of April 2013, the EWOF project team went round the Ajegunle community for our first sensitization program.

Some of our Sheros who participated in this outreach were very excited as they took us on a tour of their community and discussed with their peers and everyone they met the importance of educating the girl child, empowering women and putting an end to violence against women and teenage pregnancy.

We also used the opportunity to invite the people we spoke with to our 2nd community based public lecture and outreach scheduled for Friday, 19th of April 2013.

Personally, i am really proud of how far these girls have come.

Once they were shy and withdrawn, now they are so bold, confident and eager to share the knowledge they have gained from our weekly meetings with everybody.

Regular community outreaches will be a main feature of the Empowering Women of the Future program because we intend to reach every woman, every girl, every man with our message; only then would we have done a thorough job.

More pictures below:

Some of our sheros crossing a bridge to sensitize people living in the remotest part of the community

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