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Girls Clubs in Liberia

Clubs for girls, very often based at a school, which serve as a point of contact for girls with questions, e.g. relating to sexuality and reproduction.

These groups for girls have mainly been set up at schools. Members are girls who provide peer education to girls of a similar age. In particular, the dialogues they have and advice they provide concern issues of sexuality and sexual self-determination, gender relations, or reproduction and contraception ("reproductive health"). These Girls Clubs were initiated by media Liberia together with the headmasters or headmistresses at the schools and the Women Support groups. The concept can also be extended to girls' sports clubs and other groups,...

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