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FHI 360 – GENDER BASED VIOLENCE RESPONSE AND PREVENTION PROJECT

They stream in, some with babies on their backs; one by one they arrive at the safe space. Asked why they leave their homes to come to this center, one woman raises her hand and says, “I get to make new friends her”. “I found someone who can listen to me and the troubles that

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Changing Priorities: Impact of the Four Pillars PLUS Mentoring Program

When I was first enrolled as a student of Government Secondary School (GSS) Atu, I was determined to be a good student. However, as I made friends, my values changed. Suddenly I lost interest in academic work. I joined the group of boys called ‘The School Thirteen’. We roamed the school compound and streets of

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Challenging Gender Norms at A Young Age-: The Story of Naomi Adakole, A Four Pillars PLUS Female Mentee

The sound of the drum beat could be heard from a distance as one after the other students and teachers filed into the event arena where the annual inter house sports competition of Government Secondary School, Federal Housing Estate, Calabar was billed to hold.

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Global health in the age of the SDGs

Over the past 15 years, we have witnessed major declines in child and maternal mortality and progress in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in countries around the world. Still, an estimated 5.9 million children under 5 died in 2015, mostly from preventable causes. That same year, 2.1 million people became newly infected with

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