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The Girl Child Summit

…empowering the Next Generation of Girls

About the Program

The Girl Child Summit is an annual event that empowers young girls by providing them a platform to engage with experts, global leaders, civil society organizations, public and private institutions, and diplomatic missions. This unique space facilitates discussions on the challenges faced by girls while fostering the exchange of actionable strategies to empower and advocate for their rights and well-being.

Girl Child Summit 2023

Theme: Advancing Girls' Health, Empowerment, and Rights

This year, the summit aims to create a transformative platform that drives collective action toward advancing the health, empowerment, and rights of girls. Through this event, we seek to catalyze actionable initiatives, policy changes, and partnerships that will create lasting, positive impacts in the lives of girls, ensuring they have the opportunities, support, and resources they need to thrive and fulfill their potential.

Highlights and Reach

Physical Attendees


Girls on the HACEY Advisory Board

Schools Represented

26 States
Across Nigeria

10 Million +
Reached across Nigeria

7 Years
Impacting Girls

Distinguished Guests

Government Officials, UN Agencies, Donor Agencies, Implementing Partners, Country Representatives, and High Commissions

Summit Key Highlights

  • Keynote Addresses
  • Plenary Sessions
  • Fireside Chats and Q&A Sessions
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Exhibition of Innovative Initiatives
  • Award Presentations
  • Talent Showcase
  • Media Engagement
  • Induction Ceremony into the Girl Advisory Board

Together, we empower the girl child for a brighter future!

Join us at the J.F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos.

Photos of Past Winners

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