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W.E. Can Lead

Providing the inspiration

Every African girl deserves the opportunity and support to unlock her full potential. W.E. Can lead is providing the inspiration, education and assistance to change girls’ lives and create leaders of tomorrow

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Opportunity

Leadership

Challenges to Overcome

A girl in Sierra Leone struggles against vast challenges.

Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy

Thousands of girls suffer sexual exploitation and abuse every year
High School Dropout

High School Dropout

Completion of secondary school remains a challenge for many girls, especially those from poor homes, living in rural areas.
Early Marriage

Early Marriage

Due to poverty, lack of education and cultural norms child marriage remains commonplace.

W.E. Can Lead is working for a world in which girls can overcome these challenges

to develop confidence and personal life skills, complete secondary school and exercise

their leadership potential

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28%

More than one quarter (28%) of adolescent girls age 15-19 are already mothers or pregnant with their first child

33%

33% of girls of secondary school age are out of school

18

yrs

The median age at first marriage for women is 18 years.

Source: EPDC extraction of MICS dataset 2010, UNESCO UIS 2012 and the DHS Sierra Leone 2013

How W.E. Lead

Through our after school clubs and leadership development program we are working with girls to dream big

and re-imagine their futures

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Join our network and help spread the word about the challenges girls in Sierra Leone face.
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Use your wisdom and experiences to inspire and support our girls
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