Take a Girl Child to Work Day is annually observed in South Africa on the last Thursday in May. The campaign is organized by Cell C, a telecommunication service provider, and endorsed by the South African Department of Education.
Cell C believes, that this campaign has a far-reaching impact. Showing girls working places and early encouragement to work will motivate and inspire them to reach their full potential. Each year the company focuses on a specific theme to highlight the present-day problems of society.
There are several levels of involvement in Take a Girl Child to Work Day. Formal partnership is given to a limited number of companies, who sign up until deadline. Cell C chooses minimum 20 girls, who attend the company. Cell C provides the transportation, runs introductory workshops and supplies guidebooks and promo material. Some companies host a school of their choice, C Cell supplies them guidebooks and promo materials. The employees of the companies, that can't host a school, are encouraged to take their female relatives to work.Remind me with Google Calendar
- Other Observances
- South Africa
- take a girl to work day, cell c, south african department of education, observances in south africa