THE GIRL’S HEALTH- Gregori (Kenya)

TITLE: GIRLS’ HEALTH
PAPER TOPIC: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS OF GIRLS’ HEALTH IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.

NAME: MASESE OSIEMO GREGORI (Volunteer KENYA)

ABSTRACT:
This paper looks into challenges that are faced by girls that can bring about health challenges of any form. Thus physical, emotional torture, diseases and even death. The challenges covered tries to highlight the most Continue reading

Africa: Empowering Women Builds Better Futures

Melinda Gates says everyone wins – and lives are saved – when teenage girls are in school rather than having babies. Excerpted from the 2014 Gates annual letter, published by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation:Image

Girls who marry in their mid-teens tend to start getting pregnant earlier and therefore have more children. They usually drop out of school, which limits their opportunities to learn about their bodies, sex, and reproduction — and to gain other kinds of knowledge that helps them improve their lives.

And it’s typically very difficult for adolescent brides to speak up in their marriages about their desire to plan their families. I just traveled to Continue reading