Care for the Young

Care for the Young (CY)


Care for the Young (CY), is a feminist group established in 2017 by young girls in Akamkpa Local Government Area in Cross River State of Nigeria. CY aims to address the recurring problems of gender-based violence, poor sexual and reproductive health and rights, lack of access to education and lack of economic empowerment. The group provides support to young girls who have no technical or vocational development skills and prevent them engaging in early marriage.