Thursday, March 7, 2013

Girl Guides at the UN.

Launch of campaign.

Stop the Violence: Girls on the Frontlines of Prevention

Video, violence must be stopped. Curriculum has been developed,

 7 out of 10 girls abused. Touched by violence and fear of violence.

Voices against Violence. Non formal curriculum, empowers young men and women at front line of prevention. Co educational, and families.

Building a movement for change.
Gil guides, and YMCA YWCA. Curriculum to take back.
Girl guide, 18 years of age, from madrascar, many forms of violence, 65% girls are abused. 1000 children disappear. Different action plans. Start to speak out. Girl guides is a safe place for girls. Together we can change the world.

Minister from Ireland. Different programs involving youth.
Youth ambassador appointed at UN.  spoke, very supportive.

World YWCA spoke about child marriage.
Speaker about private sector role,
Baden Powell society, fund raising.

Importance of non formal education,

Michelle bachelor joined the launch and spoke of the importance of youth raising their voices.

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