Grassroots Empowerment Approaches that Give Girls a Voice
This presentation explores child marriage, menstrual justice, and unequalaccess to education and the girl child’s increased risks to climate change. Socialworkers and social work students will engage with girls from Studio Samuel, agirl’s empowerment NGO in Ethiopia, to explore community-engaged solutionsand capacity needs for girl-serving programs.
Janis Rodgers, MSW Student, Rutgers School of Social Work, New Jersey, USA
Samantha Seigerman, MSW Student, Rutgers School of Social Work
Representatives, Studio Samuel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Rebecca T. Davis, Ph. D., LCSW, Rutgers School of Social Work & IASSWRepresentative to the UN-New York
Presented in partnership by Rutgers School of Social Work, Studio Samuel, and the International Association of Schools of Social Work.