Nigeria is the most populous country in sub-Saharan Africa, with a very young population; 22% of the country’s population is between the ages of 10-19.
Current sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) evidence highlight the urgent need to focus on adolescents. Nigeria accounts for about 14% (At 576 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births) of the global burden of maternal mortality and young girls bear a higher burden of maternal mortality and morbidity.
The Young Learners Programme is empowering young people with life skills that can build their autonomy and provide a source of safe transition to adulthood and future livelihood.
By pairing skills acquisition training with our sexual and menstrual health education programmes, we are incentivising young people to engage and learn about their sexual health and skills that could strengthen their future social and economic status in their communities.
At Jika Adolescent Hub, volunteers are our powerhouse and central to everything we do, this is why it is critical to us that we prioritise team bond and spirit to ensure we keep our people connected at all times.
Team building events create stronger relationships which will in turn improve productivity, retention, engagement, and morale. Team building is a great improve motivation, productivity, collaboration, creativity, communication, and trust across the board.
International Women’s Day celebrates women’s global social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity in line with the 2022 International Women’s Day theme: “Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow.”