Lessons from the Girls in Leadership Empowerment Programme

During October, representatives of the Dignity Project (including Vicky Taylor – Free Range Chicks Founder) went to visit the Nyerzerera Primary School in Malawi and develop an understanding of the work of our ‘on the ground’ partner, GILEP. GILEP (Girls In Leadership Empowerment Programme) is an NGO which is undertaking some important and significant work […]

Dignity project launches on International Women’s Day

Dignity is a social action expression of the Free Range Chicks movement. Launched on International Women’s Day, our campaign for better menstruation management in the developing world is a key issue in the fight for women’s rights and equality. In the 21st century, it is unacceptable that millions of teenage girls are missing out on […]

Sewing change

In supporting the Nyezerera School in Malawi, the Dignity campaign is working with a range of other organisations and development experts. Chris Robson is a volunteer who works with the ‘Days for Girls’ organisation and is passionately committed to sewing change for girls in Africa. Chris is a talented seamstress who is employing her skills […]

Breaking the taboo

Writing in the Huffington Post, Nelly Lukale states that menstruation has become a burden, not only to African women and girls – but also entire societies throughout the continent.