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01/06/2021

Every child has the right to an education. But for some families, the cost of sending their children to school can be too much. That was the case for Lexina Alick. Her school in Dowa, Malawi, sent her home because her fees hadn't been paid. Without school there are few options for girls. Watch what happened when she discovered Safe Space, part of the global Spotlight Initiative to end gender-based violence by 2030.

01/06/2021

Education is not only a right - it's key to tackling poverty. Girls all over the world face barriers to education, which shuts them out of the job market. In Mangochi, Malawi, over half of all girls get married before the age of 18. UNFPA has launched a programme to keep girls in school in Malawi, and works with local and regional structures to fight against child marriage.

28/05/2021

Watch day 3 of this high-level event, held virtually from 25-27 May 2021.

28/05/2021

Watch day two of the high-level symposium, held online from 25-27 May 2021.

31/05/2021

Eswatini artist KrTC of Hip Hop delivers a spoken word poem on the myths and taboos around menstruation, during last week's high-level Africa Menstrual Health Management Symposium, held virtually.

07/06/2021

Kenyan rapper, entrepreneur and philanthropist King Kaka describes an initiative, the Sanitary Pad Charity campaign, to empower women, girls and boys with information and distribute free sanitary towels to girls across the country to help keep them in school. In 2010, he launched an initiative dubbed the Dreams Campaign, which fights social vices like child molestation and gender-based violence. He is a champion against period poverty.

A film by Lisa Russell.

28/05/2021

A beautiful spoken word performance by Zuhura, the African Lioness, a poet from Tanzania, on the power of menstruation.

26/05/2021

Menstruation is a natural biological process experienced by more than half of the world's population. A growing global movement of activists, researchers, UN agencies and women and girls are working together to position menstruation as a key indicator for well-being.

19/04/2021

What is female genital mutilation? What is a social norm? What is gender inequality? What is the role of law reforms? Which are the processes leading to social changes?

Here is the second of four animated videos to answer these questions.

Video 1. Dynamics of a Social Norm: Female Genital Mutilation
Video 2. From Gender Inequality to Shared Positive Social Norms
Video 3. Legislation as a tool for behavioural and social change
Video 4. Collective Consensus and Harmful Norms Shift: Transformative Elements for Change (May 2021)

The videos have been produced by AIDOS as a support tool for the UNFPA-UNICEF Manual on Social Norms and Change, in the framework of the "Building Bridges between Africa and Europe to tackle FGM" project, supported by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation.

Directed by Adele Tulli
Animation by Peque Varela Music and Sound Design by Gregorio De Luca Comandini
Sound Mix by Riccardo Spagnol
Voice over by Ayo Dambell

© AIDOS 2020 © UNFPA 2020

13/04/2021

What is female genital mutilation? What is a social norm? What is gender inequality? What is the role of law reforms? Which are the processes leading to social changes?

Here is the first of four animated videos to answer these questions:

Video 1. Dynamics of a Social Norm: Female Genital Mutilation
Video 2. From Gender Inequality to Shared Positive Social Norms
Video 3. Legislation as a tool for behavioral and social change
Video 4. Collective Consensus and Harmful Norms Shift: Transformative Elements for Change

The videos have been produced by AIDOS as a support tool for the UNFPA-UNICEF Manual on Social Norms and Change, in the framework of the "Building Bridges between Africa and Europe to tackle FGM" project, supported by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation.

Directed by Adele Tulli
Animation by Peque Varela
Music and Sound Design by Gregorio De Luca Comandini
Sound Mix by Riccardo Spagnol
Voice over by Ayo Dambell

© AIDOS 2020 © UNFPA 2020

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