Ms Maryam Ahmad

Youth Ambassador, Nigeria

Maryam is Youth Ambassador for Save the Children Nigeria. She is an advocate and campaigner against early, child and forced marriage and sexual abuse aimed at ensuring that all Nigerian girls have access to quality, safe, free and compulsory basic education and reproductive rights.

Maryam has worked with various organizations and the media to promote the wellbeing of girls by organizing discussions with adolescent girls where they talk about issues they face.  She produces songs and speaks at forums on girls’ health and education. She has participated in various high level meetings including the UNGA where she spoke up about the need to end child marriage.

Maryam is a youth reporter and the leader of the Chibok girl’s ambassadors, where she organized marches demanding the release of the Chibok girls.