Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.
This year Heartminders societal advancement initiative and United Nations information Centre Lagos and Lagos joined the eat of the world to look at the theme:
EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises
The world’s 1.1 billion girls are a source of power, energy, and creativity – and the millions of girls in emergencies are no exception.
This year’s International Day of the Girl (IDG) on October 11 marks the beginning of a year-long effort to spur global attention and action to the challenges and opportunities girls face before, during, and after crises.
Our speakers Proffesor Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika and Dr. Princess Olufemi Kayode dis justice to the theme as they both affirm that education is the single best empowerment we give our girls
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