• Office Address: Thinkers’ Village, RIA Highway Paynesville, Liberia
  • +231 777003559
  • Thinkers’ Village, RIA Highway Paynesville, Liberia
  • +231 777003559

Girls Health Club Training

  • Liberia

Girls Health Club Training

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COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE INITIATIVE PROVIDE HEALTH CLUB TRAINING TO SCHOOL GOING GIRLS IN LEEWARD PART OF LIBERIA

On May 4, 2018 Community Healthcare Initiative serving as Co- implementing partner to Actionaid Liberia on a project fully funded by the European Union Delegation in Liberia called “Enhanced protection from sexual and gender based violence for women, girls and sexual minorities in Liberia” implemented health club training in schools in targeted project communities. The aim of the girls’ health club training is to empower school going girls to challenge and reject violence and constructively engage duty bearers for effective change. The project is currently being implemented in eight communities within three counties, namely: Margibi County (Larkay-ta Public School and Scheflin Town Public School), Gbarpolu County (Gbarquoita Public School, Smith Town Public School and Bellehkpalamu Public School) and Montserrado County (Caldwell Elizabeth Tubman Memorial Institute, Banjor Central High and Frank Tolbert Public School).

GIRLS HEALTH CLUB

The Health Club Training was intended to prepared and strengthened participants’ knowledge with the tools needed to build their confidence in reporting and challenging all forms of gender based violence. This training provided a sharing and learning platform where students were taught various issues on Sexual Reproductive Health Right and gender based violence that are affecting them in their schools, homes and communities and the steps involve in ending it. During the workshop, 200 member (25 students per clubs) of the girls health club from eight communities in three counties: Margibi County (Larkay-ta Public School and Scheflin Town Public School), Gbarpolu County (Gbarquoita Public School, Smith Town Public School and Bellehkpalamu Public School) and Montserrado County (Caldwell Elizabeth Tubman Memorial Institute, Banjor Central High and Frank Tolbert Public School) received training in SRHR, GBV Concept, Child Rights, Harmful Traditional Practices including FGM and early marriages, access to justice and supportive counselling.