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You Me Equal Rights

150,000 children in three West African countries - Benin, Senegal and Burkina Faso - are trained through the WCP program with You Me Equal Rights to become changemakers standing up for girls' equal rights. Read more about the project and download materials.

What are girl’s rights?

All girls and boys should share the same rights and have equal opportunities to lead a decent life. But how does it really work, in practice


Dreams about an education crushed

Grâce was forced to leave school to work as a maid and shop assistant for seven years. The salary went directly to her father. Now, she wants to see change so that every girl can go to school.

About the project

The goal is that girls should no longer be married off early and forced to leave school, not be subjected to genital cutting, not have to do all the housework, and have the right to have their say and be listened to.

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Ornela doesn't want to be sold

Ornela was thrown out of her home, and was not allowed to have any contact with her family. Her teacher got her pregnant when she was sixteen. Old traditions excluded her from her closets family forever, and she was forced to live with and work for a distant auntie.

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