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Really cool initiative. Congrats on moving on in the challenge.

Hello Ashley. Thanks for your comment.
More information about the collaborating organizations:
Strong Enough Girls' Empowerment Initiative (SEGEI) is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to helping girls and women in low-resource settings find their voices, access resources, and use their talents to thrive. We achieve our objectives through education (formal and informal), mentorship, and life skills training. SEGEI is based in Abuja (Federal Capital) and works with government and community leaders and in junior and senior secondary schools around Nigeria to help girls practice healthy living and acquire marketable skills by educating girls on self-esteem, leadership, sexual and reproductive health, and academic success. SEGEI aims to close the economic and gender gaps in education and advance Global Goals 4&5: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all and achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Stand With A Girl (SWAG) Initiative is a registered youth led organization based in Kaduna state (Northern Nigeria) dedicated to ensuring that every girl in Nigeria no matter where she is born or found is empowered to fulfill her maximum potentials. Its goal is to promote a safe and supportive environment for the social, economic, academic and healthy development of girls in Nigeria through empowerment.
For over 3 years, SWAG Initiative has implemented activities with rural/ urban marginalized adolescent girls, parents, community members and religious and traditional leaders achieving its set out objectives; To empower girls to make informed choices on health and development; Reduce maternal and infant deaths; Increase girls’ potentials to engage in economic and political activities in adulthood; To increase the focus on adolescent health especially SRH at all levels in Nigeria; Assist members of the community in meeting the genuine and legitimate needs especially in education, health matters, empowerment and training and cooperate with similar organization in the attainment of its objectives.

The International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP) is an alliance of young individuals, youth associations, organizations, and communities with a common mission to support the provision of comprehensive reproductive health care services with a particular focus on family planning for youth.
The IYAFP was born out of the passion and involvement of youth delegates during the International Conference on Family Planning held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in November 2013. The youth alliance was created for youths to hear each other, support each other, and to continue to learn from each other. It's work is focused mainly on five pillars - Advocacy, creating opportunities, community development, research, and capacity building.
IYAFP looks to empower young people to become global advocates with the skills, knowledge, and resources needed to scale up youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health initiatives and services. The group currently operates in 53 countries headed by country coordinators, with Nigeria being one of the active countries.

Intent for collaboration:
SEGEI will coordinate the activities of the safe spaces and engage with the TEGA team to train girls on peer-centered data collection. SEGEI team members, possessing qualifications and expertise in public health and adolescent SRHR, will train the mentors recruited from the project communities to facilitate sessions on sexual and reproductive health and self-esteem.
SWAG, because of its experience in implementing safe spaces for girls in Northern Nigeria, will provide technical guidance and provide facilitators for the sessions with female participants addressing topics including teenage pregnancy, girls' education, and child marriage.
IYAFP members from Kaduna and Bayelsa will be recruited to support the safe space activities for male participants and will also be the facilitators for sessions on youth-friendly family planning services

We're happy to respond to more specific questions. Thank you.