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Ghana celebrates International Day of the Girl Child

Ghana celebrates International Day of the Girl Child

"Today is #DayoftheGirl. Girls around the world are fighting for their freedom every day", Bey captioned the video on Facebook.

The event also features personal affirmation activities by the girls, amidst activities like spoken words renditions and other motivating exercises that would prompt them to take actions.

She explained that if all hands are on deck, the girl child will attain the height of her potentials and the society will be a better place, adding that when you train a girl, you have succeeded in training a generation.

Despite the fact that the tradition of child marriage is slowly being outlawed in many countries, over 20,000 girls are still married off illegally each day, Reuters revealed in a new report.

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The theme of this year's conference was "Empowered Girls, Empowered Future: Girls as Social Change Agents in the 21st century", addressing issues of career and educational opportunities, and violence against girls. Around the world, the United States is working in communities to help girls know their rights, increase their self-confidence, and motivate them to be leaders in their communities.

This inequality includes areas such as right or access to education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care, and protection from discrimination, violence against women and unfree child marriage.

She said Plan Ghana as a global organization believed that the participation of girls were key for any nation to move forward, and that this was the reason why the organization were behind the growth of girls internationally.

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