International Girl Child Day: Mrs Ajimobi calls for collective action

Girls speak out on inequality

The International Day of the girl child is a day set aside globally to promote issues that will improve a lot of girls across the world; education, rape, empowerment, challenges, health and gender parity among many other issues.

"130 million girls are out of school". We recognize that the girls of today will tomorrow be leaders in every nation and every sector of the economy. He said that the network is to be formed to accelerate the children's campaign of reducing child marriage in the district.

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Watch the Day of the Girl "Freedom" video and learn how you can help end the obstacles young girls face across the globe and achieve the Global Goals by 2030.

She said adolescent girls have the right to be safe, educated, and live healthy lives, devoid of sexual, physical and emotional abuse, to enable them grow up to be very responsible adults and live productive lives.

"No society will flourish and no peace agreement will be lasting without empowering girls in peacebuilding and reconstruction", said Irina Bokova, Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Madam Fadimata Alainchar, Country Director for Plan Ghana said girls were the future and have the right to have their voices heard. But look carefully, they are telling a story; the story which is shared mutually by millions of girl around the world.

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