Celebrating the Girl Child in the year of Charlotte Maxeke

UNESCO supported the South African Minister of Basic Education as she delivered the Charlotte Maxeke Memorial Lecture on 18 October 2021. Charlotte Makgomo Maxeke was a South African religious leader, social and political activist; she was the first black woman to graduate with a university degree in South Africa with a B.sc from Wilberforce University Ohio in 1903, as well as the first black African woman to graduate from an American university.


Watch below; #GirlsTalk video which celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child and continues the talk on Comprehensive Sexuality Education.


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