By Clarissa Biscainho
This is the story of Clarissa Biscainho for #EverydayAGirl, as shared via UN Online Volunteers.
This is Clarissa. She is a versatile girl.
She is a Chemical Engineer and during the weekend, she works on research, which she is very proud of.
She also volunteers in a hospital, reading for kids.
She likes to exchange knowledge and experience with new people.
Travelling is one of her hobbies.
She also loves being with her friends and family.
And going out with her boyfriend.
But mostly, Clarissa likes to try new experiences.
The story of Everyday a Girl, tagged #EDAG, is a glance into the lives of ordinary women through a series of poignant photo stories. These series of images will visually express the roles, challenges, activities and duties that females in diverse communities face in their daily lives.
SAFIGI Outreach Foundation Ltd, a volunteer-run NGO registered in Zambia, implemented EDAG in order to place a strong emphasis on positively redefining the role of females in our society. This campaign highlights that gender equality and equity, woman empowerment, and safety for the girls is key to the world’s socio-economic development.