Egge Kande sitting with village girls.
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100 Women: Senegal's powerful grandmother

29 December 2016 Last updated at 01:20 GMT

Grandmothers in Senegal are proving to be a powerful force in efforts to improve the lives of children, especially girls, in villages in Senegal.

Egge Kande is one of them, urging girls not to drop out of school or fall pregnant.

Producer: Dina Demrdash; camera: Maxime Le Hegarat

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