Girl Child Network (GCN) includes of over 312 organizations, key government ministries, departments and individuals working to improve the status of children in Kenya with special emphasis on the girl child. GCN programs are geared towards promotion and protection of girls through education GCN promotes informed and educated girls who are able to demand their rights and protect themselves from abuse and neglect. In promoting the rights of girls, GCN’s programming seeks to enhance girls’ access, retention, performance and transition from primary to secondary education.
In partnership with EAC, GCN is implementing the Our Right to Learn! project in the Kajiado, Tana River and Garissa counties of Kenya. Girls are severely under-represented in schools in these three counties. The project seeks to enroll 31,350 out of school children in marginalized arid and semi-arid regions in Kenya.
For more information about this EAC Implementing Partner, please visit the Girl Child Network website.
In Kenya, EAC and Girl Child Network (GCN) are working through the Our Right to Learn! project to ensure that children, especially girls, facing barriers to realizing their right to education can access and complete a full course of primary education.