International Day of the Girl Child – The Power of Social Media

11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl around the world. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.

To mark this day, Halima Shariff, Director of the Advance Family Planning project in Tanzania, shared the following video messages. Thanks to the power of social media, the messages reached Tanzanians far and wide.

English Message

 

Swahili Message

 

The videos have been shared nationally through social media platforms reaching individuals of all ages and parts of the country. Here’s a snapshot of some of the shares from some social media influencers in Tanzania:

 

TFP - 1

 

TZ FP - 3

 

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