• EDD participation year: 2017
  • Country: Ghana

Esenam works to improve access to sexual and reproductive health rights in Africa for young women, particularly in rural areas of her country. As a member of CURIOUS MINDS Ghana, a youth-led advocacy working towards children and youth development through the media, she hosts one of the flagship youth radio programme. Esenam is also part of the “My Teen Life”, a project aiming at finding proactive solutions to some young people’s issues such as teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS and unsafe abortions. Despite her young age, she also mentors and volunteers for several youth and health related organisation, both on the national and international level. She is also a dance4life changemaker, and speaks of the realities and needs of young people in relation to sexual and reproductive health through consultations with them at the grassroots level. She aspires to be a journalist to promote developmental issues.