Girl child

NIGERIA : Again, Kwara Govt Shuts 10 Schools Over Hijab Controversy

Kwara government directs the 10 secondary schools where the use of the hijab is disputed not to reopen today. The Kwara State Ministry of Education has reversed its decision to reopen the 10 grant-aided schools, where the use of hijab is disputed. According to the Ministry’s permanent secretary, Kemi Adeosun, the schools earlier told to …

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Celebrating International Women’s Day.

Every year, March 8 marks international women’s day, a day to celebrate women and their achievements, in like manner raise awareness for gender equality. This year’s theme of  international women’s day is #choosetochallenge, #IWD 2021.  It is really a good age to be a woman, women are proving to be capable in various fields from …

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Hundreds of Girls Abducted From Nigerian School Are Freed, Official Says

The girls’ return marked the second time in less than a week that gunmen in the country had released kidnapped school children. Hundreds of girls who were abducted last week from their boarding school in Nigeria by a group of armed men have been released, a local official said on Tuesday, the second time in less than …

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Nigeria: ‘Why I Am Starting Secondary School Education At 38’

She is married with young children but up until now, never had the opportunity of a formal education. It was not until few years ago that she attended Adult Education class to at least be able to read and write a few things. But her resolve has always been to acquire formal education at least …

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Women In science and technology.

Seeking to achieve a balanced participation of men and women in science and technology is a valid enterprise not only on moral and social grounds but also, and especially, because of the benefits which would accrue to the scientific and technical world. The introduction of diverse points of view and different priorities and styles of …

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The agony of the Girl child within our today’s school system.

Esther was the form teacher’s favorite, everyone thought so as he showed favoritism when it came to her, always buying her gifts and giving her high test scores he always made her stay behind after school to help him score assessment tests, or run one errand or another this was just an excuse he used …

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Female Genital Multilation(FGM) : An Evil practice against women.

Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) comprises all procedures involving the removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons, as defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO).Although not always the case, it most commonly occurs between the ages of 0 to 15 years and the age is decreasing in …

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