The one-year Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE) intervention project would benefit over 7,000 girls in Kaduna State.
For SS1 and SS2 classes, the training will be given in 71 schools throughout the state.
The state has started implementing safe spaces in 19 Schools for the delivery of life skills training, according to Sani Aliyu, the Component Lead Digital Skills facilitator for the Kaduna AGILE Project.
According to him, “The training will cover four main modules of life skills key topics (conflict resolution, self-determination, confidence, and leadership), health awareness (e.g., basic health promotion, nutrition, reproductive health, basic hygiene, menstrual hygiene management [MHM]), GBV/SEA/SH awareness, mitigation, and response, including safe reporting channels in the school and community and links to a referral system for quality support services, and menstrual hygiene management [MHM] awareness, mitigation, and response
He promised that after completing the training program in a year, the pupils would greatly profit in order to become self-sufficient and labor employers.