Passage to change

A photo essay on the Action for Adolescent Girls (AAG) initiative

No. of pages: 48

Publication date: 2016

Author: UNFPA

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Before reaching out to adolescent girls, the project implementing partners set out to earn the trust of local gatekeepers. The task on hand was enormous. Parents were being expected to liberate their daughters from the four walls of their homes. Village seniors were being asked to allow young girls to roam freely. Adolescent girls were being motivated to question age-old norms. However, when efforts for social betterment are honest and persistent, positive change is bound to follow