“The world is home to more than 1.1 billion girls under age 18, who are poised to become the largest generation of female leaders, entrepreneurs and change-makers the world has ever seen.” “Progress for adolescent girls has not kept pace with th(e realities they face today, and COVID-19 has reinforced many of these gaps. This year, under the theme, “My Voice, Our Equal Future”, let’s seize the opportunity to be inspired by what adolescent girls see as the change they want, the solutions- big and small- they are leading and demanding across the globe.”. https://www.un.org/en/observances/girl-child-day)
Students linked to RSHM ministries in Zambia participated in the “Day of the Girl Summit” with their submissions on the theme of the day. We share some excerpts with you.