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Children’s Parliament Advocates Compulsory Girl-child Education In N/East

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The speaker of the Yobe State Children Parliament, Hon Hamisu Mohammed has known as on the governors of the northeast sub-region particularly Borno, Yobe and Adamawa to make girl-child training obligatory within the area.

The speaker said this throughout a press briefing on training for crisis-affected women in North-east Nigeria organised by Save the Children International in Damaturu.

Mohammed stated the decision grew to become vital taking into account the results of conflicts within the area on training which gravitated the variety of out-of-school kids, significantly the girl-child.

He stated armed conflicts, humanitarian crises, kidnapping, pure disasters, displacements, the COVID-19 pandemic and financial recession have put the lives of hundreds of thousands of ladies right into a ‘basket of deprivation’ together with lack of entry to training.

“Girls dwelling in fragile and battle areas are significantly deprived by way of accessing main and secondary training which deprives them of their proper to training.

“Families prioritise their women hawking on the road to lift cash for feeding the household or getting them married early in order that their husbands can assist their poor households which makes them weak to exploitation, abuse, early pregnancies for his or her our bodies that aren’t prepared to hold kids.

 

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