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The first phase of Eneza Clubs is now complete! In a few months, we’ll be starting the second phase which will support student groups to facilitate dialogue around ending sexism and promoting equality and respect. Week after week, we have seen the perspective of these young minds shift from tolerating a culture of abuse to advocating to end cultural beliefs …

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Mr. Jeremiah, one of the teachers from Silver Spring Secondary School, told us that Eneza Clubs have created quite a stir at his school! He didn’t realize how impactful the club would be until he started seeing the students from the club grow in confidence. He observed one of the clubs today and was blown away by all the amazing …

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One of our student leaders in Eneza Clubs told us today that he is thankful for the knowledge he’s been learning in our clubs. Before, he didn’t realize that he was supporting sexist comments and harmful actions that perpetuate sexual violence. Now, he is strongly against acts that result in sexual or domestic violence in his community. He says that …

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Today at New Horizon Secondary School, Eneza Club students came up with approaches on how we can practically implement strategies for sexual violence in our communities. They boys were very engaged and asked great questions about how they can use their role as men to keep their communities safe. There was one question in particular that was really captivating. A …

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A magical moment happened when we were on our way to Elite Secondary School. When arriving at the gate, there was a woman there who asked us, “Are you the Eneza team with Freely in Hope?” We were all surprised as to how she would know about us and so I went ahead and said, “Yes we are,” hoping we …

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Today at New Horizons Secondary School, we helped the students understand the causes and effects of sexual violence. We discussed the physical, emotional, and psychological effects of sexual violence and how they can help someone who may be exhibiting those signs. One girl shared a story on what she observed in her community. There are local bars that sell home-brewed …

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Category: Storytelling

Today at New Horizons Secondary School, we helped the students understand the causes and effects of sexual violence. We discussed the physical, emotional, and psychological effects of sexual violence and how they can help someone who may be exhibiting those signs. One girl shared a story on what she observed in her community. There are local bars that sell home-brewed …

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The walls of Silverspring Secondary School are made of iron sheets. During this time, it is very hot. Though the students were tired from the heat, all 50 students showed up for Eneza Club. Their homework from the previous class was to observe their community and identify ways that they can prevent sexual violence. They had so many great ideas! …

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In today’s Eneza Club, we learned about the signs of post-traumatic stress that result from sexual violence, poverty, and other traumatic experiences. One of the girls shared how she will use the knowledge she had learned to help her brother who was suicidal because he didn’t have school fees. She realized that his suicidal thoughts shouldn’t be ignored but it …

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