Webinar: Girls Deserve Better: Countering Violence Against Adolescents through Social Protection 

May 2nd 2023

Our very own Nontokozo Langwenya presented at the The socialprotection.org platform #webinar titled – Girls Deserve Better: Countering Violence Against Adolescents through #SocialProtection organized by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and TradeUNICEF ,Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and The socialprotection.org platform.
See it here and find the Reading materials and slides here

The first webinar in the joint webinar and podcast series ”Social protection for prevention of and response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV)” explored the risks of gender-based violence faced by young and adolescent girls, and the role of social protection.


  • Christiana Gbedemah, Social Policy Specialist, UNICEF Ghana
  • Miho Yoshikawa, Child Protection Specialist (Harmful Practices, Gender, and Adolescent), UNICEF Ghana
  • Nontokozo Langwenya, PhD Student, UKRI GCRF Accelerate Hub, Centre for Evidence-Based Intervention, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford
  • Sergio De Marco, Country Director for IPA’s (Peru, Paraguay & Dominican Republic) Moderator: Lauren Whitehead, Social Protection and Gender Lead, UNICEF NYHQ