The inspiring story of how Jen Hughes helped pioneer our Girl Empowerment program, which has become one of our most popular programs and impacted the lives of many women and girls.
This International Women’s Day, our Foundation’s Fundraising and Marketing Manager reflects on how female empowerment has become a fundamental part of who she is today.
On Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation Day, we share with you facts on this form of discrimination and show how you can help girls at risk of FGM.
Read why African Impact have been named the best volunteer abroad organization for three years running by the leading travel resource, GoAbroad.
The G7 partners pledged $3bn to help fund education to over eight million vulnerable girls and women all over the world. This step has been taken at the G7 Summit to redress gender inequality by investing in girls’ education.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s complicated persona and contentious history has been pushed to the forefront in the international media since her passing, but what is evidently clear is the remarkable impact she had on South Africa, its history, and its people. For the women of South Africa, she was a guiding light who taught us to be defiant and fearless. To be powerful. To embody strength, fortitude, and conviction.
Gender empowerment has come to the forefront of the western press. Hashtags such as #metoo and #timesup have seen huge global momentum. There is the potential for big change. But, for attitudes to alter, education is vital to empower girls.