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Children’s Day 2020: First Lady Aisha Buhari Sends A Shout Out To Nigerian Children

The Wife of the President of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, has congratulated Nigerian children on the occasion of the 2020 Children’s Day. The First Lady used the occasion of the celebration to call on government at all levels and stakeholders to

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Women’s Rights Advocate, Adebola Tolulope Adeoti Addresses Fundamental Gender Issues Surrounding Women And The Girl-child | A Must Read

Lawyer and a women’s rights advocate, Adebola Tolulope Adeoti was subjected to experiences of gender inequality from a young age. These unpleasant events spurred her passion to seek avenues to educate women and advocate for their rights. She is the

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Aliyu Jalal Writes On Why The Northern Nigerian Girl Is Mostly In Need Of Sex Education

There has been much outcry about the plight of the girl child in Nigeria but particularly in northern Nigeria, and while it seemed that it bothered everyone else except the northerners, a young man from the northern extraction has spoken

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”Don’t force marriage on your daughters”- Bauchi Emir, Rilwanu Adamu Charges Parents In His Community To Raise The Self-esteem Of The Girl Child

The Emir of Bauchi, Dr. Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu, has warned parents and guardians in his community against street hawking and compulsory marriage of the girl-child. The Royal father gave the warning during the graduation ceremony of 448 girls, who were

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Emir Of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Adamu Harps On The Dangers Inherent In Early Marriage Of The Girl-child

Dr Rilwanu Adamu has warned against the dangers inherent in early and compulsory marriage of the girl-child by parents. Dr Adamu, who is the current Emir of Bauchi, argued that such a practice portended grave danger for the would-be young

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Kano State Governor Reveals How New Education Policy Will Protect Girls In The State From Underage Marriages

Kano State Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje, has revealed that the education policy in the state has reduced the menace of child-bride in the state. The governor disclosed this on Sunday night during the 2019 Human Rights Summit/Award with the theme, ‘Adopting

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‘Declare State Of Emergency On Gender-based Sexual Violence’ -Ekiti First Lady, Bisi Fayemi Tells FG | See Details

Worried at the increasing rate of sexual violence against women and the girl-child in the Country and the seemingly feeble effort at tackling the scourge, the Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi has called on the Federal government

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“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

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Here’s Why Social Advocate, Adaobi Onyejike -Ananaba Opines That We ‘Let men chase money while women manage homes’

Adaobi Onyejike -Ananaba, 40, is an artist and social advocate. She sits at the helm of the Girl Child Art Foundation. From a child’s viewpoint and personal experience, she saw a society that placed lesser value on the girl child,

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Facebook User, Lucia Thioma, Explains Why Fairytale Books Should Be Trashed From Children’s Library

A Facebook user, Lucia Thioma, has identified what she believes to be fault-lines in how children are raised, especially with regard to the kind of books that they are entertained and groomed with. The Nigerian woman who is obviously intolerant

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How Advocate Chidera Natasha Is Seeking Justice And Equity For Women & The Girl Child 

Inspirational Speaker, Mind Shifter and Girl Child Educator, Chidera Natasha is a certified Girls/ Women Rights Advocate with over 2 years experience in activism and advocacy. Natasha grew up in an Igbo dominated community, an environment that was hostile to

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Supermodel & Mom, Oluchi Onweagba’s Interview On What It Means To Be Woman Amongst Other Things Is A Must Read

The first M-Net’s “Face of Africa” and renowned Nigerian American supermodel, Oluchi Onweagba -Orlandi is no stranger to the limelight as she found international fame at an early age. Oluchi grew up in the suburbs of Lagos, with her two

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See Outdated Reason Why This Nigerian Man Would Rather Be Childless Than Have A Girl Child

The place or a girl child through out history has been at a disadvantage. In Africa especially, not much was thought of the girl child and her future. Nigerian Facebook user, Daniel James, is still holding on dearly to the

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Read Inspiring Story Of 23-Year-Old Woman Who Was Doused In Acid By Dad At 2 Months Old

A woman who was doused in acid by her father when she was just two-months-old has put behind her horrors and is helping other young girls be more confident and  accepting of themselves by sharing her life’s story and enthusiasm.

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Mothers in Bonny Island March In Protest After 9-year-old Girl Was Allegedly Raped By Man Who Is On The Run

Mothers in Bonny Island, Rivers State have taken to the streets to protest against the alleged rape of a 9 year old girl  by a man who is now on the run and is trying to evade justice. The alleged

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What an Irony! Girl Child Advocate, Ada Ananaba Nabbed for ‘Enslaving’ 10-Year-Old Girl

The Office of the Public Defender (OPD) Lagos State Ministry of Justice on Tuesday, rescued a 10-year-old girl in the Ikeja home of a self-proclaimed ‘Girl Child activist’ Ada Onyejike Ananaba. Ananaba is the founder of the Girl Child Art Foundation

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”No Difference in Resourcefulness, Capacity & Intelligence Between Boys & Girls” VP Yemi Osinbajo Declares

On the commemoration of the International day of the girl child yesterday, 11 October, 2017, the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo granted audience to young girls at the state house where he shared motivational message with them. Sharing his experience when

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“Build up your inner strength on lasting values”- Oby Ezekwesili’s Message on Self-Validation is a Must Read!

Former minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, took to twitter to express her unruffled attitude towards men who call her unattractive and ugly. She went further to advise young girls to develop themselves internally rather than caring so much about

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Why Husband Forced Wife to Undergo 4 Abortions in One Year Will Break Your Heart

Yueyue, a Chinese woman has reportedly died after being forced to go through four abortions in a year because her husband wanted a son. According to Dailymail, the deceased, who already had a 4-year-old daughter was told by her husband to

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Family Law: Emir of Kano Speaks About Dangers of Giving Birth to Children You Can’t Care For

Former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and current Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, whose proposed family law for Kano has been a subject of debate in public domain recently, has explained the basis for establishing the law. He

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Emir Of Kano Calls For Promotion of Girl Child Education in all Northern States

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on all Northern leaders to promote girl child education in the North. While inaugurating the Aminu Dabo College of Health Sciences laboratory complex in Kano on Monday, he urged the leaders to give

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How Karma Dealt with Man who Abandoned Wife for Having Only Female Children

A Twitter publicist, Ope has shared a story about how karma dealt with a Nigerian man who dumped his first wife and married a second one because the first wife had all female children for him. According to Ope, the second

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”Educate the Girl Child. Stop Building Mosques & Stop Early Marriages” – Emir of Kano Appeals

The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II, has expressed his frustration at the low level of girl child education in the North during a conference on Islamic finance organized by the International Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIIBF)

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See What A Mother-In-Law Did To Her Daughter-In-Law After Astrologers Told Her She Was Expecting A Girl Child

Driven by the rural and cultural belief that female children are worthless than their male counterparts, an Indian Mother-in-law is on the run after pouring acid on her daughter-in-law’s baby bump. According to Dailymail, the 27-year-old pregnant mother identified as S Girija by

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5 Things You Should Never Say To Your Girl Child

Ireyimika Oyegbami As parents we have been told to separate the child’s bad behaviour from the child and to avoid unnecessarily labelling our kid. In other words, we are to say: “Catherine, what you did was bad” and not “Catherine,

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