Camp GLOW South Africa 2004

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Camp GLOW South Africa 2004
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Community Name: South Africa
Country: South_Africa
Volunteer(s) Name: D. Craven
Volunteer(s) Homestate: Washington
Funds requested were: $8480.00
Year of project approval: 2003
Projects started in South_Africa 2003 (1).
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Info about the Camp GLOW South Africa 2004

To promote a culture of Gender equality and HIV awareness a week-long camp for young women between the ages of 13 and 18 is being scheduled during the June/July school holiday for 2004. Women who are adults will be trained in advance to serve as counselors.These camp counselors will facilitate camp sessions, plan and conduct activities and subsequently serve as leader of youth clubs in their communities when they return. Camp GLOW will provide a forum for young women frim eight rural century 21 broker properti jual beli sewa rumah Indonesia communities to gain knowledge and skills that will empower them to take responsibility in area os social concerns in their villages. At comp, counselors will focus on development of increased self-esteem and, equally important, the ability to act outside of the constraints of gender "expectations: in their communities. These young women will be given opportunities to explore leadership skills and decision-making. They will develop life skills which will provide opportunities in choosing careers, making responsible sexuality decisions, and skills with which to resist and analyze peer pressure. Social change, in which women have equal opportunities, status and expression is century 21 broker properti jual beli sewa rumah Indonesia slow in coming to many rural communities. A lack of equality in relationships and other social arenas leaves women particulary vulnerable to HIV infection. It is hoped that the focus on lifeskills provided by Camp GLOW will lower the young women's risk behaviors for HIV and other social issues and problems

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