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Prize For Noble African Women in Leadership

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The Pan African Girl Child Education Foundation 2019 is organizing an Award Ceremony that will showcase women in Nigeria and in the Diaspora, that have distinguished themselves in various field of endeavours. The Award Ceremony is titled: Prize For Noble African Women in Leadership.

The Award Ceremony will hold as follows:

Date: December 3, 2019

Venue: National Merit Ward House, Maitama, Abuja.

Nomination into various categories of award is currently in progress.

To nominate, please send the name,organization, telephone number and field of endeavours to Continue reading

Pan African Girl Child Education Campaign

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Education: A Social Right and a Development Imperative

Education’s importance has been emphasized by a number of international conventions, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Programme of Action of the 1994 InternationalConference on Population andDevelopment. The Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing in 1995, recognized that women’s literacy is key to empowering women’s participation in decision making in society and to improving families’ well-being. In addition, the United Nations has articulated the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which include goals for improved education, gender equality, and women’s empowerment. The MDGs emphasize education’s essential role in building democratic societies and creating a foundation for sustained economic growth. Continue reading

About Pan African Girl Child Education Foundation

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Pan African Girl Child Education Campaign 

Worldwide, girls constitute over half of the children out of school. Only 30 percent of all girls are enrolled in secondary school. In many countries, less than one third of university students are women. The average sub-Saharan African girl from a low-income, rural household gets less than two years of schooling and never learns to read and write, to add and subtract, as opposed to the average African boy especially in Sub-Saharan Countries, who fully completes primary education. Continue reading