International day of the girl child
FG assures of adequate security for school children, Nigerians
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it was working to ensure that school children are secure and protected against attacks and other security threats even while in school.
Empowering the girl child in Nigeria
Religious misinterpretations, poverty, teenage pregnancy and early marriage amongst others are factors hindering the girl-child in Nigeria. Despite accounting for 94.2million out of the 200 million population of Nigeria, the female gender is relegated, treated as second class citizens in the country.
International Day of the Girl Child: Conversation Café Drives Engagements With #DearTeenageGirl
As the global community marks International Day of the Girl Child, the Conversation Café has launched #DearTeenageGirl to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls’ face, while promoting girls' empowerment and fulfilment of their human rights. Declared by the United Nations in 2011, the International Day of the Girl Child is commemorated once a…
F&R Projects And Slum2School Celebrate The "International Day of Girl Child" With Over 100 School Girls
F & R Projects recently held an event to commemorate the International Day of the Girl Child, which was observed worldwide on Thursday, 11th of October, 2018. UNICEF statistics report that over 60% of out-of-school children in Nigeria are girls. Statistics like this go to show the glaring inequality in the welfares of boy and…
Bizarre African Tradition Where Girls Are Exploited
Every 11 of October, the world celebrates the girl-child. In recognition of the International Day of the Girl-Child, here are some of the African communities where teenage girls are still subject to bizarre practices that appear "normal" to these people. Sex slave, Namibia When a visitor comes knocking in OvaHimba and Ovazimba tribes, a man…