Girl 2 Girl Empowerment Movement (G2G) concluded a three (3) days training on Harmful Traditional Practices (HTP) with focus on FGM , Child marriage and the effects it has on young women and girls. The training attracted forty (40) participants from G2G network members and other youth and children’s led groups. The number also included the Children’s Forum Network (CFN) a Government support national children’s group that represent the children of Sierra Leone and Emerald Leadership Initiative for Africa (ELI Africa) a youth led advocacy organization were guest participants. This training workshop took place at the GGEM Hall John Street on the 13th to 15th of February 2018.
The aim of this training was to equip young people with knowledge about what harmful traditional practices are, the effect they have on the health and human rights of those affected. and empower participants serve as agents of change in the their communities.