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WE ARE Girls Lead Benin

Girls Lead Benin is a private Facebook group in which girls from 18 to 24 years old participate. We learn together in this group about our rights, sorority, sexuality, self-esteem and self-image. We explain our priorities and needs to enable Plan International to focus its work on what matters to us as girls and, we commit to activities and actions together. Girls Lead Benin is an expression created together with us to mean that girls learn, take power, exercise leadership and lead. We come from the following cities in Benin: Cotonou, Abomey-Calavi, Porto-Novo, Parakou, Pobè, Bohicon, Abomey, Savalou, Dassa-Zoumè, Djougou and other cities.

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13 November, 2021

Chimène: The dangers of the digital world

Social networks occupy an important place in the daily life of girls and young women. Indeed, social networks are spaces that allow girls and women to communicate, find information, have fun and interact with their loved ones in order to strengthen their skills. They are a simple, effective and less expensive way to communicate, and most young people, especially in urban areas, spend a lot of time on them.
4 February, 2021

Helwise

Helwise, 20, from Panouignan, Benin, organized, together with other young people, a training so that students in her village can become familiar with digital technology.
4 February, 2021

Aïchatou

Aïchatou, 21, lives in Glo-Djigbé, Benin, and coordinates a project to make washable and reusable sanitary towels.

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