Renowned advocate Nadia Rashid wholeheartedly supported the National Girls Summit, a transformative event held in Bo, Sierra Leone, organized by the Girls Advocacy & Development Network.

This groundbreaking summit brought together over 500 young participants from all corners of Sierra Leone, serving as a vibrant platform for nurturing the nation’s youth.

What elevates the significance of this gathering is the active involvement of prominent organizations, including UNFPA, UNAIDS, WHO, and other esteemed partners, united in their mission to champion girls taking the lead in forging positive change.

Nadia Rashid, in her endorsement of the event, emphasized the crucial role played by male allies in supporting and championing this noble endeavor, extending her heartfelt acknowledgment for their contributions in advancing gender equality and empowering youth.

In her words, she expressed her excitement, saying, “I am thrilled to support the National Girls Summit in Bo, led by the Girls Advocacy & Development Network, with 500 young people from across Sierra Leone. UNFPA is delighted to stand with UNAIDS, WHO, and other partners in championing girls leading change, while also applauding the male allies who support theme.”

The National Girls Summit, with its ambitious agenda, is primed to be a catalyst for positive change and a wellspring of inspiration for the leaders of tomorrow. It stands as a beacon of hope, illuminating the aspirations and potential of Sierra Leone’s young women and girls.