Here I want to say that everyone is equal; girls and boys are the same. I firmly believe that we, the girls, can equally contribute to society…
DREAMS gave Daisy the courage to go back to school after dropping out. Now she wants to be a teacher and show others the power of girls’ education.
In Uganda, World Vision taught Pricilia to advocate for girls’ education and empowerment. “My dream is to become the first female president of this country.”
Veronica was on the path to early marriage. But now she’s back in the classroom and mentoring other students at school and in her community.
In response to this violation of girls’ rights, World Vision is equipping government ministries, faith leaders, parents, and community members to act.
Ejang is one of more than 38,000 girls supported by the World Vision SAGE DREAMS project in Uganda. She’s determined, resilient, and empowered.
This program in Uganda is inspiring young women: “You have to be empowered, to speak for yourself, for no one will speak for you unless you rise up.”
In World Vision’s experience, enabling women to be catalysts for change can lead to increased female leadership at a village and even sub-national level.
This significant level of funds helps ensure that millions of girls who are out-of-school because of conflicts or disaster are not left behind.
When it might often seem like there is very little we as a country can agree on, I believe there is one issue where we can find consensus – that violence is never acceptable, especially towards women and children who are most vulnerable, whatever form that violence takes. Whether the issue is child marriage, physical … Read More