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LIVE: Save The Children International with the Right Child Advocacy Club of Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja on the International Day of the Girl 2018

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Every Nigerian Child is afforded early, continuous, functional, and equitable access to inclusive quality education & learn in a protective environment.

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The Principal of Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja, Mr Ali Waziri in his opening remarks welcoming the Students and Save the Children International Organisation.

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Mr Ali Waziri, Principal Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja commending the efforts of Save the Children International

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Director, Advocacy & Campaign Save The Children International, Amanuel Mamo

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Mr Amanuel Mamo, Director Advocacy & Campaign opening remarks at Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja on the International Day of the Girl 2018

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Maryam Ahmed, Save the Children International, Girl Ambassador addressing the students of the Child Right Advocacy Club of Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja.

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The Speaker, FCT Children Parliament, Oriafor Purity Favour, a student of Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja.

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A quiz section anchored by Ahmed Maryam, with excellent performance from the Child Right Advocacy Club of Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja.

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If all Girls completed secondary school, more than 50 Million child marriages could be prevented.
The relationship between child marriage & education is Two-way - Amanuel Mamo

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Child marriage is one of the leading reasons for school drop-out in low-income countries. At the same time, girls who are out-of-school are exposed to increase risk factors for child marriage - @AmanuelTM

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With many living in insecure environments, parents often feel that marrying their daughters will protect them from harm or d stigma associated w/ having a relationship or falling pregnant outside of marriage. - @AmanuelTM

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World leaders should prioritize girls' access to health & protection programs to help end child marriage. Barriers to education for girls must b removed & girls must b provided d foundations necessary to learn - @AmanuelTM

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When a girl gets married it doesn't just violate her rights once, d consequences lasts a lifetime. She's more likely to suffer abuse, more likely to become a mother before.. - @AmanuelTM

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..she is emotionally or physically ready & her children are more likely to die before their fifth birthday - @AmanuelTM

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"We've seen that a combination of education & girls' empowerment programs have been d most successful way to bring down child marriage rates, while cash payments give parents d opportunity.. - @AmanuelTM

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..to keep their daughters in education & enrol them in school instead of having them working in the fields to add to the family income." - @AmanuelTM

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Previous research by @savechildrenNG & @WorldBank has shown that while legal & policy reform is also important in ending child marriage & keeping girls in school, so is enforcing these laws & changing attitudes- @AmanuelTM
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.@savechildrenNG is calling on Goverments to step up their efforts to develop & implement action plans that include full access to health & protection for Girls. Which must be fairly financed - @AmanuelTM

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We call for a stronger coordination & effective responses across d education, health, nutrition, protection, economic & justice sectors in order to improve the lives of many disadvantaged girls. - @AmanuelTM
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.@savechildrenNG urges for an for an increased investment on improving the quality of & access to primary & secondary education in particular as well as the devpt & implementation - @AmanuelTM
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..of a multisectoral action plan to strengthen girls equal access to & completion of quality education that empowers them to make an informed decision on issues that affect them. - @AmanuelTM
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Save the Children International Nigeria joins the world to celebrate the #IDG2018,
Theme - With Her: A Skilled Girl Force
It marks d beginning of a year long effort to bring together children, families..
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..communities, partners & stakeholders to create a movement for & draw attention & investments to d most pressing needs & opportunities for Girls to attain knowledge & skills that are necessary to thrive.

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At Save the Children,
We:

- Works towards achieving positive change for the most marginalized children.

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- Ensure children can survive early childhood & develop into productive adults through access to good quality nutrition and education.

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- Work to protect children from violence and abuse, and we can campaign for the government to guarantee their rights to this protection.

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Interview Session at the Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada Abuja.

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Save the Children International Nigeria Team at Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja for the International Day of the Girl 2018

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Cross-section of the Child Right Advocacy Club of Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja at the International Day of the Girl 2018

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With great excitement, the student of Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja say Thank You to Save the Children International Nigeria.

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Oriafor Favour, (Speaker, FCT Children Parliament), highlighting the challenges facing a Girl child.

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Mr Danladi Ali Waziri, Principal Junior Secondary School Gwagwalada, Abuja.

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Amanuel Mamo, Director Advocacy and Campaign, Save the Children International Nigeria.

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