Since 2012, October 11 has been marked as the International Day of the Girl Child. The day is to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.
This year’s theme: With Her: A Skilled GirlForce, is aimed at diverting the attention of partners and stakeholders to the most pressing needs of girls.
In spite of the challenges that many girls face on the continent, these young geniuses have broken the status quo and achieved the unthinkable. Here are six African girls out of the million who are already changing the world.