|Girl Power: Asserting Sexual Rights in Nigeria|
Girl Power: Asserting Sexual Rights in Nigeria
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Summary: By Bene Madunagu with Laurel Schreck (Open Society News, June 2001). Young women throughout Africa are vulnerable to sexual exploitation and exposure to HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. This article profiles Girls' Power Initiative (GPI), an innovative program that educates adolescent girls in Nigeria about reproductive health, sexual rights, and gender equality, empowering them to protect themselves and improve their lives (2 pages).