Every year, the United Nations International Day of Girls raises awareness on challenges peculiar to the girl child and advocates for her rights to gender equality.
This year, HACEY Health Initiative will be holding the largest conference on the Girl Child in Nigeria to commemorate this event.
The United Nation International Day of Girls held every 11th of October is aimed at promoting the rights of the girl child and advocating for her rights to gender equality.
This conference will provide a platform for discourse for over 2,000 adolescent girls to interact with leaders in civil societies, public and private organizations and diplomatic missions on challenges peculiar to young girls with the goal to devise strategies that will improve access to quality and continuous education for girls and end violence and discrimination against women and girls with a special focus on harmful practices such as FGM.
The conference will feature a Girl Child Concert, a musical presentation to celebrate the strength, address the issues, and uphold the rights of the Girl Child using music, poetry, and dance.
Panel Discussion and keynote address: Panel discussions and keynote addresses on SRHR, FGM and STEM
Exhibitions on opportunities available for girls through diplomatic missions
Counselling Sessions with trained counsellors on health, career, education etc.