Professor Deidre Byrne is the Chairperson of the Unisa-Africa Girl Development Programme, launched to promote girls’ rights and highlight gender inequalities. Even now in 2017, this is more important than ever with many underage girls being forced into becoming child brides across the African continent. She shares some shocking stats with Gareth around the issue, and what the #AfricaGirlsCan campaign is looking to achieve to rectify these gender ills in society.

 

 

Professor Deirdre Byrne

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