For a month, over 40 articles on themes such a women’s role in education, health, the economy and society were published. Several large organizations teamed up to amplify the operation like Graça Machel Trust, Ashoka Global, The Elders, the Global Fund for Women, MamaCash, Mary Robinson, the Cherie Blair Foundation, and l’UN Women France.
Kibera (Kenya) is one of the largest slums in the world with one million people living on a surface such as that of Central Park. In Kibera, 43% of girls are unschooled versus 29% of boys. Kibera School for Girls (KSG) opened in 2009 and is the first elementary school in the slum. Kibera School For Girls offers to take girls out of poverty and give them access to the future they deserve thanks to a new holistic and humanistic model of education. With about 216 students, a new school opened with ten classes, rooms for shows and a theater, an auditorium and children games.
Did you know that by 2040, if the situation doesn’t change, women will represent merely 1% of the tech sector? Liverpool Geek is an organization that trains suburban Liverpool girls in digital jobs. Aside from school, the girls participate in workshops, classes, interventions and events about women in the Tech sector.