Home news Nigeria's 'girl empowerment' initiative

Nigeria's 'girl empowerment' initiative


When it comes to empowering women in Africa, education in essential, but in Nigeria there are more than 10 million school-age children who are not in education – many of whom are girls.

Trying to tackle this issue is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation called the Isa Wali Empowerment Initiative.

From the city of Kano in the north-west of the country, the BBC’s Ijeoma Ndukwe went to find out more.

Source: BBC