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NGO inaugurated to address girl child education and sexual health

By: Joyce Kantam Kolamon An NGO dubbed, “Destiny Sisters”, has been inaugurated in Tamale to address the numerous challenges young girls and adolescents face that inhibit their education,  career path and sexual health. Many adolescents girls from Northern Ghana are likely to receive less education due to poverty, early marriage, teenage pregnancy and school drop […]

Why should a girl child pay so much for sanitary pads?

Kenyans arrested after alleged period-check stripping order

By: Seli Baisie Frankly speaking, when I went to the supermarket today to get some sanitary pads for myself, I was in awe of the prices listed on the pads. All of a sudden, I became sad and all I could think of is the girl child in the rural area. How would such a […]

Today is International Day of the Girl Child

Today is International Day of the Girl Child

By: Rachel Kakraba Today marks 10 years of the inception of the International Day of the Girl Child. This is a day to empower girls and promote gender equality to accelerate sustainable development and bringing an end to all forms of discrimination against girls and women. The United Nations General Assembly declared October 11 as […]