All posts tagged with: girls rights

The Nature of Womanhood

Posted July 26, 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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Member since February 9, 2014
  • 38 Posts
  • Age 22

I learnt from my "Women Weave the Web" page, how young ladies from Nigeria, Ethiopia, Japan and other parts of the world join forces to affect the life of women in all endeavours. Also, the AWID, a non governmental organization, in South Africa, portrays the notion of feminism. I remember, when my mum stood behind me, when I came home with a cut on my head. Although I had caused the fight, she stood behind me no matter what. That is the trait of mothers today, to advocate. Every Mother will do t...


GIRLS -- RIGHTS and VALUES

Posted July 26, 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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Member since February 9, 2014
  • 38 Posts
  • Age 22

Girls have rights -- like the right to Quality Education, Health Services, Good Food and Socioeconomic benefits, as well as Values. Yesterday at my intern station, I watched a program where in the northern part of Nigeria, 35% of teenagers and young ladies go through hard labour, suffer to feed, have no quality education and no comfortable bed to lay their heads. Teenage girls also have children from poor homes. Values make us outstanding. It amalgamates us to the essential traits of life and a...


Gender Equality Stars With Respecting Your Self!

Posted July 10, 2014 Avatar MariaJoseCelis

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Member since May 14, 2014
  • 11 Posts
  • Age 14

How many times have women been stepped over? How many times have YOU been stepped over because you are a girl? How many times have you been seen as a sexual object? How many times have you LET others step over you because you are a girl? As the years come and go, and the world " evolves " there has been an alarming issue remaining, and it has not ceded -to be honest- it has grown. That issue is the lack of respect, and following of women's and girls rights. We see that women...


Story of a girl

Posted June 28, 2014 no picture Alaa M. Attia

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Member since June 28, 2014
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I was working in a primary health care unit with my colleagues, that is located in a rural area in my city in Egypt. I was taking information from a patient and she was about 13 years old. When I asked her about her education she said that she left school a year ago. I was shocked when I heard that and I asked her why but she didn't want to tell me anything because her mother was with her. I thought that it was her mother who forced her to leave school. The girl came to me alone an...