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Child marriage in Togo

Child marriage is a widespread problem in Togo, a country in West Africa. In Togo, approximately 22% of girls under the age of 18 are married. Despite the high number of child marriages, there are many social and political aspects of Togolese society that encourage child marriage in Togo. Here are five reasons for the …

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VOCATIONAL SKILLS AS AN INSTRUMENT OF CHANGE.

What are vocational skills?They are hard skills that can be learned in less than a few months with basic training, although some training can take a year or two. They do not require formal training, just a great understanding of the requirements of the job at hand. Vocational qualifications are appropriate for people who do …

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Nigeria: Etiam/Samsung – Empowering Nigerian Youths Through ICT Vocational Education to Reduce Unemployment, Insecurity

Human capital development of youths that comprise 60 percent of the over 200 million Nigerian population through ICT vocational training has been identified as one of the strategies to curb unemployment and insecurity in the country. The Chairman of Etiam Innovation Systems, Mr. Mark-Anthony Nduka-Eze, explained the benefits to Chris Asika Etiam is a technology …

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Skills development, the future path to poverty reduction.

In the past, our ancestors exchanged goods for other goods; most of the time, services were exchanged for goods. And while times have changed, it is increasingly common for services to be exchanged for goods or monetary value.

Take this example: Mr. Dabo makes stools for homes, making them creatively, taking his time to give each piece a unique touch. Mama Zafar is an expert in cooking and is the city’s go-to person for meals at large events, as her skills are unmatched and her meals always leave an impression.

Discrimination in Tanzania’s schools ruins girls’ lives

Tanzania’s first female president, Samia Suluhu, took office in March 2021. Her government has the power to ask education authorities to end the exclusion of pregnant and married girls from public schools. She should urge them to adopt a clear continuation policy, in line with human rights, that allows pregnant and married girls to continue …

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Nigerian teen gets 19 scholarship offers worth more than $5 million from the US and Canada

One of Nigerian teens must feel like the world is at their feet after receiving 19 full-ride scholarship offers from universities in the United States and Canada. A 17-year-old high school graduate, Victory Yinka-Banjo, has been offered over $ 5 million in scholarships for undergraduate studies, according to admissions and funding awards estimates. “It still …

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