Girl Arise campaign’s mission is to Raise the Bar on Women’s Safety.
- To celebrate the value, strength and worth of a woman while challenging status quo and social taboos that stand in the way of gender equality
- To anticipate change by focusing on practical solutions to safety issues in the work place, campuses, public spaces and homes
- To participate in the process of change by being agents of change and by bringing together influencers and change makers to make a difference
Features of this campaign:
To create awareness on safety issues and to raise the bar on women’s safety at the workplace, in campuses, public spaces and homes.
To conduct workshop training on topics pertaining to legal literacy, safety empowerment and gender equality.
WOW’s Girl Arise rehabilitation project addresses the needs of girl children rescued from exposure to human trafficking, abandonment, abuse and neglect. The solutions WOW seeks is to encompass specific areas of prevention, rescue and recovery in their road to rehabilitation.
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