Special Newsletter: First Lady's Girls' Summit - Double ICPD25 & UNFPA50 Launch

No. of pages: 5

Publication date: 1 April 2019

Author: UNFPA Botswana

UNFPA supported the First Lady of the Republic of Botswana Mrs Neo Jane Masisi host the 2nd annual Girls’ Summit which brought together 202 adolescent girls and boys from 15 junior and senior secondary schools in Tutume sub-district. Hosted under the theme #BreakingBarriers, the summit created a safe space for young girls to dialogue on sexual and reproductive health issues and to be provided with correct information on the issues. The dialogue focused on teenage pregnancy, sexual abuse & exploitation, and HIV prevention.