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FEATURE25 May 2017

Girl power

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Features Impact Middle East and Africa Mobile Youth

For a long time, young girls in Nigeria lacked a voice. Now, thanks to a specially developed mobile app, they are not only participating in research, but conducting the research themselves. By Laura Scanlon of Girl Effect

Being a young girl in Nigeria is not easy. Before she even reaches adolescence, she will begin to carry the burden of generations of religious, cultural and negative societal expectations, many of which hold her back, and some of ...