Education is the key to a child’s future, especially for girls living in poverty. From learning the skills they need to earn money, to gaining the knowledge to protect themselves from disease or exploitation.
The program includes addressing HIV, cholera, tuberculosis, malaria, non-communicable diseases, environmental health and the human influenza pandemic, in addition to assisting health actors in managing the migration of health workers. Arrow Africa Partnership for Health and Mobility in East Africa aims to improve the management of migration health and reduce migrants’ vulnerability to HIV by responding to their health needs throughout all phases of the migration process
Girls and women experience violence, female genital mutilation, rape, early forced marriage, death through childbirth, unpaid labour, neglect and abuse. Often they don’t get the chance to go to school, earn a living.
People with disabilities are society’s most exposed and vulnerable group. Most children with disabilities in Africa are also poor and they are therefore faced with the double jeopardy of being poor and disabled.