(G2G) Empowerment Movement is a Sierra Leonean based young-women’s organization
that seeks to equip
girls with leadership skills to become advocates and change makers in their
communities.G2G works with vulnerable girls and young women in slum areas in the
Western area urban and Rural.
emerged from a participatory study led by girls affected by teenage
pregnancy in Freetown.This empowering process
resulted in the girls requesting support from a UK based organization,
Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development (FORWARD) to roll out a
programme to reach other girls at risk in their communities. G2G was registered
as a non-governmental organization in 2013 with the Ministry of Social Welfare
Gender and Children’s Affairs in Sierra Leone.
The aim of G2G is to improve the sexual reproductive health and rights of girls and young women and safeguard them from early pregnancy and gender-based violence including sexual exploitation, female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage.
violence free society where girls and young women are empowered and able to
make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health and life
provide a safe space for girls and young women living in slum areas to develop
leadership and life skills and access information and support to become agents
of change. We will help amplify girls’ voices in policy spaces and undertake
local level actions to shape a safe and enabling environment for all girls to
thrive. We will target girls and young women affected by and at risk of FGM,
child motherhood, teenage pregnancy, and sexual abuse.
Core Values of G2G Empowerment Movement
to serving girls and young women,
of the right of girls and young women,
of girls and young women in all areas
and a holistic approach to development of girls and young women.