October 11, in commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child, the Regional Coordinators of North-Central and South-South region; Aliyu Ismaïl and Precious Adibe visited schools across rural communities in Nasarrawa and Anambra State, respectively, to motivate and inspire young girls about leadership, ICT and the importance of education in creating a society that empowers everyone. The South-South coordinator presented the students with gifts from the organization including a Calendar
It's that time of the year again: International Day of the Girl Child 2018.
The North-central Region will be organizing a school tour across the region on the theme: Empowered; before, during and after conflict.
"We must move forward ➡➡ not
⬅⬅ backwards on girl child rights."
"There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.
The South South Region, supported by Lauren Anderson; one of the organizers of #Shoulderup global campaign, in a bit to inspire black women in Africa to live their truth, streamed the simulcast of Journey to Legacy which featured Viola Davis and Phyllis Newhouse, in Aggah Onelga River State Nigeria.
"Around the world, leading women who represent economic power and voices of influence, have come together to launch what many believe to be the most impactful and important movements of our time.
Co-founded by Academy Award winnerViola Davis and 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year Phyllis Newhouse, this new movement is dedicated to connecting and supporting women on their journey, to bring about change in our communities - where and when it is needed the most.
It was a blast!
Author's Talk has always been an inclusive opportunity for the whole art community in Nigeria, and this would not have been possible without the writers, and lovers of art from across Nigeria who came through to make this a success.
It's that time of the year where writers get to meet, connect and share their works!
This Saturday, the North Central Region, Nigeria, will host its annual Author's Talk for teens to connect, share and learn the art of writing.
"I applaud single mothers for their acts. Nobody knows why they are single parents and no one has the right to judge them. A single mother is heroine and it takes an extreme level of courage and strength to raise a child(ren) in this times we are. I think people that judge women for being single parents are simple minded."
- Student, Ekpoma University