Yegna girls singing in recording studio

Le Monde Afrique publishes piece on Yegna 

A recent Le Monde Afrique article mentions both Girl Hub and the Nike Foundation following an interview with Yegna in April. Written by Emmeline Wuilbercq, the overwhelmingly positive piece features interviews with the girl-group covering everything from how they are changing perceptions in Ethiopia to how they differ from the Spice Girls!

The article explores how the girls are using themselves as role models to tackle taboo subjects and shift deeply-rooted social attitudes, touching briefly on the anti-aid debate and controversy around DFID spend.

It’s a supportive piece and a good showcase for Girl Effect.

The article has got some good traction with 33 retweets and reach of over 107,000.

Read the article here

To find out more about the positive change Yegna is creating, click here