Category Girl Child

Child Marriage: UNICEF Ranking Puts Nigeria Far Ahead Of Other Nations In The Sabotage Of The Girl Child

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has released concerning information concerning the issue of child marriages in Nigeria. According to UNICEF, Nigeria’s practice of child marriage has ended the educational strive of 23 million girls and women married as child

Continue reading…

“I was 16 years old and a stark illiterate when I married my husband”- Bauchi State First Lady, Aishatu Mohammed Speaks On Fighting To Get An Education

Aishatu Mohammed, the wife of Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed has revealed that she had no formal education when she married her husband. The First Lady made the revelation on Saturday at a Youth Talk ceremony organised in commemoration of the

Continue reading…

Nigerian Dad, Abubakar Suleiman Raises Valid Concerns From What He Observed While Reading To His Daughter

A doting Nigerian father, Abubakar Suleiman has shared his concerns about what he observed from reading to his daughter. The forward-thinking dad was surprised to see that the various storybooks written for little girls were wrongly themed in his opinion.

Continue reading…

Gender-Based Violence: Girl-Child, Women In North East Now Have Safe Space – UNFPA

UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has disclosed that it has restored safe space for women and the girl-child in the North East through its programme tagged “Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Emergencies.’’ Its Media Associate, Kori

Continue reading…

Ekiti Community Officially Renounces Practice Of Female Genital Cutting (FGM/C)

This is great news! The people of Ilawe-Ekiti, Ekiti South West Local Government Area of Ekiti State, on Friday officially renounced the evil practice of Female Genital Cutting or Mutilation (FGM). According to News Agency of Nigeria, Oba Adebanji Alabi,

Continue reading…

During Sex Education Class 12-Year Old Girl Exposes Her University Staff Father, Davies Joel Who Had Been Defiling Her For Three Years

An Ekiti State University staff who defiled his 12-year-old daughter for 3 years, has been arrested after being exposed during a sex education class the girl participated in.  The little girl told her teacher that her father identified as Davies

Continue reading…

Thoughtful Makeup Artiste, Eunice Gives Her Neighbour’s Maid A Makeover For The Most Heartfelt Reason

Generousity comes in different forms, sometimes even a good thought can be rich in virtue and that’s what a Nigerian makeup artiste, Eunice demonstrated when she sought ways to lift a young girl’s sense of self in her neighbourhood. Eunice

Continue reading…

What Will Now Be Done To Nigerian Parents Who Still Indulge In Female Genital Mutilation In The UK

Nigeria ranks third among Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) practicing countries in the world. Following on from the first-ever UK conviction for FGM in February this year, which saw a woman sentenced to 11 years in prison for FGM offences, the

Continue reading…