TCF Commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) 2022.
TCF FLAGS funded by UN Trust Fund held an amazing event on the theme “Our time is now-Our rights, our future ” to commemorate day. The project beneficiaries had an engaging session on their rights to health, education, protection, and justice to ensure they are free from all forms of violence.
The event had in attendance Mr. Tunde Aremu, the Policy Research and Influencing Manager at Plan International, who gave an insightful keynote address on ‘The State of the Nigerian Girl and Her Rights”.
Another highlight from the event was a panel discussion on the IDGC theme by Dr. Agwube Ahmadu -TCF BOT member, Mrs. Joy Aderele, the Senior Technical Advisor (STC) -World bank, Mrs. Angela Nwokocha, the representative of the Federal Ministry of Women of Affairs, Mrs Theresa Monday, representing the Nigerian Police Gender Desk Officer, Ms Amarachi Chukwu, Assistant Program Officer, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Abuja branch and the Civil Society Action Coalition on Education For All (CSACEFA) Focal person Mr. Sale.
The event also showcases over a decade of TCF’s work with girls through experience sharing by TCF Girls Club Senior Girls.