United Nations World Environment Day 2019 urged governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come together to explore renewable energy and green technologies, and improve air quality in cities and regions across the world. "Air Pollution", the theme of the celebration is a call to action for everyone to come together to combat one of the great environmental challenges of our time - making changes in our everyday lives to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution on our natural places, our wildlife – and our own health.


Teen Africa and CLICE foundation decided to join the constellation of organisations globally to raise awareness on the impact of menstruation on women and girls, share information with women, girls, boys and men on menstrual hygiene management because “Menstruation Matters to Everyone” and also advocate for policy makers and other stakeholders in Enugu and in Nigeria to provide access to water especially in rural communities and menstrual hygiene materials for women and girls because menstruation is not by choice, but a part of women and girls.


In line with its Education programme area, Teen Africa provided technical support to Center for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA); on the Education Awareness workshop of the multi-country Research on Improving systems of Education (RISE) project funded by DFID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Oxford Policy Management. The Nigeria RISE project which is aimed at understanding how school systems in developing countries can overcome learning crisis and achieve quality education as implemented in such countries as Ethiopia, Pakistan and Tanzania has:

In line with its Facilitation Training Programme (FTP) initiative, Teen Africa between 5TH and 21ST June 2018 provided technical support to the South Saharan Development Organization (SSDO) in the retraining of 90 primary school teachers under its TY Danjuma foundation funded Improved Outcome Learning Project (ILOP).


Physical Safe Space Programme (PSSP) at the Good Shepherd Seminary Boys Secondary School, Independence Layout, Enugu:

In April, 2018, Teen Africa commenced its 12 week’s intensive and interactive voluntary physical Safe Space training for junior secondary students of the Good Shepherd Seminary Boys Secondary School, Independence Layout, Enugu. The programme is designed to positively mold the character of teenage boys with a view to assisting them embrace healthy masculinity and lend themselves to the attainment of gender equality.

 


16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE & THE WORLD AIDS DAY COMMEMORATED

From 25th November, 2018, the international Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world.


As part of its Cultism Awareness Programme (CAP), Teen Africa provided technical support to the DIFID funded Nigeria Policing programme (NPP), in a Community based awareness creation campaign on cultism and other vices amongst secondary school students in Enugu State. The campaign which was designed to expose teenagers in secondary schools on the reality of cultism, its status as a crime in the Nigeria constitution and the consequences of joining cults was designed with a view to deterring teenagers from signing up with anti-social clubs.

 The Teenage Development for Africa (Teen Africa) is a pan African not-for-profit, gender based, education youth development organization.

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