About the Coalition for Adolescent Girls
The Coalition for Adolescent Girls (CAG) is a member-led and driven organization dedicated to supporting, investing in, and improving the lives of adolescent girls. We drive new and improve existing programming, policies, and investments that promote the opportunities and rights of adolescent girls. CAG members envision, and strive toward, a world where adolescent girls are fully able to realize their rights, navigate challenges, and access opportunities during the transition from childhood to adulthood and beyond.Learn More
In Focus: The Salama Pamoja Program
Learn about Lwala Community Alliance's Salama Pamoja ("Safe Together") Program
Lwala Community Alliance launched its girls mentoring program - Salama Pamoja ("Safe Together") - in 2013 in order to empower girls to become agents of their own safety and success. Specific goals of Salama Pamoja include gender parity in primary school completion and the reduction of factors that make girls vulnerable to unintended pregnancies and violence. In 2014, 141 out-of-school girls and 42 in-school girls participated in the mentoring program.
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Whether it’s from the media, family, friends, or an intimate partner, youth are bombarded with messages that influence their feelings about their bodies. In this training we will explore the connection between body image and sexuality and examine how the way young people feel about their bodies can affect their sexual and reproductive health decisions. […]Find out more »
The Millennium Campus Conference (MCC15) is an annual summit for university student leaders advancing global development to meet, partner, learn, and connect with a global community. This year, the seventh Annual Millennium Campus Conference becomes a launch pad for the campaigns young people care about the most. MCC15 Delegates will meet like-minded peer university student […]Find out more »