We are Girls Education Mission International, a multi-global award-winning nonprofit, non-governmental organization with best practice in education and empowerment of young women and girls. Registered in Nigeria with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC/IT/No:45818). GEM is also registered with special Control Unit Against Money Laundry (SCULM) of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) of Nigeria (RN:SC 321400084). The organization holds a Special Consultative Status with United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), a status that reflects a strong interest in contributing to work of the United Nations and the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development.
Drawn from the meaning of the word ‘GEM’ – “Precious stone, polished to be used”.. was an inspiration gotten out of personal experience to equip girls for better society…..
132 million girls are out of School (UNESCO)
“Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. ……….Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all”. (Universal Declaration of Human Right: Article 18)
“Providing women and girls with equal access to education, health care, decent work and representation ……will fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies and humanity at large”. (Global Goal: 5)