About Girl Child Network Worldwide

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Why Girl Child Network Worldwide Guest speaker Ruona Iguyovwe will receive Never Again Royal night Highest Honour?

Every year at Never Again Royal Night and this year on 17 April 2017  we choose an individual to honour. In 2017, our Guest Speaker receives our highest honour. During her term of office, she mobilised support for girls in Africa through National Black Prosecutors Association. Her other great effort  which is still on going is  to mobilise friends of Girl Child Network Worldwide so that they make monthly donations. Her voice advocating to end violence against girls was heard all over the world. Ruona remains a role model and one woman the girls should draw inspiration from. She is indeed a role model and we want girls out there to be inspired by her story as a professional in the legal sector as well as community leader who touches many lives quietly. Please read her brief bio below..  




Ruona Iguyovwe – Former Chair of the National Black Crown Prosecution Association (NBCPA). She held this position from April 2013 – March 2017. In this role, Ruona helped to promote equality and diversity in the Crown Prosecution Service, helping to influence and shape prosecution and employment policies and to raise awareness of issues affecting BME communities.



Ruona has also contributed significantly to the development, mentoring and support of staff from Black Minority Ethnic backgrounds through the work of the NBCPA. She led the Association in delivering highly successful training and development programmes and mentoring support schemes for all CPS staff.


She is a Solicitor – Advocate, a Senior Specialist Prosecutor and Violence against Women and Girls Co-ordinator in the International Justice and Organised Crime Division (IJOCD), CPS. She has given advice on and prosecuted human trafficking cases.
She has been involved in organising and hosting conferences raising awareness and tackling issues involving violence against women and girls such as Female Genital Mutilation, Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery, Forced Marriages and Child Sexual Exploitation, issues which she is very passionate about.   

The International Justice and Organised Crime Division (IJOCD) deals with serious organised crime such as human trafficking, other immigration crime, rape and cases of sexual abuse against children, cases involving organised major drug trafficking conspiracies, cybercrime, fraud and money laundering cases. It deals with all cases that are investigated by the National Crime Agency (NCA). Ruona has been involved in prosecuting a range of serious and complex cases investigated by the NCA.

She is a trainer on human trafficking and money laundering cases. She was a former Legal Consultant in the Legal and Constitutional affairs Division of the Commonwealth Secretariat where she worked with Commonwealth countries in developing initiatives for tackling human trafficking and helped to build capacity of investigators and prosecutors in providing mutual legal assistance to other countries.

Would you like to inspired to help girls in Africa, feel welcome and details on flier.


Monday, 21 September 2015

Sandra Nelson gives a boost to our Empowering Girls, Powering Nations Campaign

Hello again friends  and we have good news,
Last week we had taken a little break from announcing our new Role models for the campiagn T shirts. Ogh well the great woman leader gave us a big boost. During birthday of her son attended by CEO Muzvare Betty Makoni she bought six  T shirts in one go. Imagine someone having to be as thoughtful as just taking time to support campaign.The day was very busy and she wanted to reach out to young people with our T shirt. Now we feel Sandra has set something big for us and now we need more birthday parties and we reach out to more girls and boys. Thanks Sandra Nelson for the support you give to grassroots organisations. Tell us if you want your T shirts ..we are trying to colour girls purple and for them to know to be empowered is to be equiped for life. Thanks to all boys supporting.Order your T shirts now. All sizes available










Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Empowering Girls, Powering Nations Campaign T shirt Keeps top on charts

The campaign Empowering girls, Powering Nations keeps getting more and more support. On 29 August, Girl Child Network Worldwide organised a meeting to appreciate its donors and supporters. By the way appreciating donors and volunteers is going to be culture of the organisation. After the meeting this is what happened. We got more Women Rolde models modelling in the T shirt and here they are.



Monday, 24 August 2015

Invitation to Girl Child Network Worldwide Donors, Trustees and Volunteers Day-29 August 2015

Girl Child Network Worldwide invites you all to a day of inspiration where those making the most contribution to the charity meet to share and help develop the charity further. The number of individuals signing up to donate at least £3 monthly is rising daily and therefore we feel we have to meet at least once a year to know you better and to hear  from such extraordinary individuals. Yes we receive your donation but we also value building lasting relationships with you all. It is vital to find time and space to keep each other well informed about the charity and how you can support further.

On the day we expect to present our annual report and progress and allow feedback and comments from our donors, volunteers and trustees. Each one present will be given a platform to speak, make contributions and help shape mission and vision of Girl Child Network Worldwide. We value feedback from our donors, trustees and volunteers. This is a special day we set aside to meet and talk and strategise.
It is a ‘bring and share’ day and please bring any drink or food to share with others. Please bring a friend too. Family members are welcome. Girls who want to join Girl Child Network Worldwide as members and for future training are also welcome.
Time: 11am to 4pm
Venue: Basildon Enterprise Centre, 33 Nobel Square, SS13 1LT, Basildon

Please if you wish to be part of this great day, do not hesitate to contact us and confirm attendance on 07951522790 or email us on gcnworldwide@gmail.com. New donors, volunteers and trustees will be officially welcomed on the day and asked to share about their future aspirations with the charity.

Muzvare Betty Makoni
On behalf of Girl Child Network Worldwide

UK based Meltingpot News endorses Books First, Babies Later, Empowering Girls,Powering Nations Global Campaign

 The article below appeared in UK based Newspaper- MeltingPot in Solidarity with launch our T-shirts MeltingPot News Article Here

Child Network Worldwide (GCNW) has launched a T-shirt fundraising campaign to support its activities. The organization founded and headed by Muzvare-Princess Betty Makoni, champions the rights of the girl child globally. It also supports needy girls to obtain education.

The UK-based GCNW believes that girls can excel and reach their potential as women leaders if their rights, empowerment and education are fully supported and promoted.

The newly produced beautiful T-shirts echo the organisation’s key messages: “Empowering girls, Powering nations”; “Books First, Babies Later. Smart Girls Pursue Education”.

Each T-shirt costs £12 inclusive of postage to all parts of the UK.

You can support the GCNW by logging onto Charity Checkout (CLICK HERE) and ordering your T-shirts. This is also the safest way to donate to the charity.

You can also donate £12 for each T-shirt directly via the Girl Child Network Worldwide Charity Bank account with Lloyds Bank
Account Number 03872848, Sort Code 30-97-84.