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Day of the Girl-child: Over 90 percent girls face abuse and exploitation, UN warns

Over 90 percent of adolescent girls may face little or no pay, abuse and exploitation when they start working. The United Nations stated this at this year’s International Day of the Girl Child.

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Govt must do more for the girl-child – Kogi First Lady

Wife of Kogi State Governor, Mrs. Rashida Bello has called for government at all level to increase investment on the Girl Child to bridge the gap of gender inequality faced by Girls in the country.“Mrs Rashida made the call on Thursday at the celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child held at the Glass House, government House, Lokoja organized by the State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.

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