Jessica Patrick

Student/youth activist
Plan International Nigeria

Jessica a native of Bauchi State North East Nigeria. Final year Marketing student of Federal Polytechnics Bauchi. An advocate for the girl-child education. She established reading circles for out of schoolgirls in her community of Birshi. Jessica is one of the successful peer educators for out of schoolgirls/boys on Plan International Nigeria, KCC MHM project. She educated girls of different age groups, correcting misconceptions about menstruation, boys supporting girls at home, importance of good hygiene practices during periods, also linked over 200 girls to period banks established by Plan. She contributed to reduction of taboo associated with periods.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
08:00 am EEST 09:30 am EEST Youth Actions Driving Innovative SRHR Solutions: Experiences from Nigeria, Nicaragua and Zimbabwe
Side Event
Kigali Convention Center - Room MH 1-1

The event will highlight young activists leading work with and for girls, boys, and young people to advance and champion their sexual and reproductive health rights Read More

Nafisatu Nuhu Adamu

Student /Youth Activist

Plan International Nigeria

Jessica Patrick

Student/youth activist

Plan International Nigeria


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Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda