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IDGC 2021: Establish more secondary schools, computer training centres for girls – Women journalists tell Yobe govt

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Within the spirit of Worldwide Day of the Woman Baby, girls journalists in Yobe State below the umbrella of the Nigeria Affiliation of Girls Journalists, (NAWOJ), have known as on authorities within the state to determine extra senior ladies’ day secondary faculties throughout the state.

Fatima Mohd Ahmad, Chairperson NAWOJ, Yobe State, made the decision on behalf of members of the affiliation on Monday as a part of actions to commemorate Worldwide Day of the Woman Baby.

NAWOJ additionally appealed to the state authorities to determine extra girl-child-friendly pc coaching centres throughout the state to encourage retention and completion of secondary faculties schooling.

“NAWOJ famous with concern that ladies, particularly in rural areas, principally drop out of college after writing their JSCE examination as dad and mom want to ship their daughters to day secondary college to check below their watch and supervision.

“It’s on this observe that, NAWOJ additionally known as on the Ministry of Training to prioritize pc literacy by together with it within the college curriculum proper from primary to secondary faculties to equip college students with pc information to meet up with the technological development in all aspects of life”, she appealed.

The Chairperson identified that inequality in entry to schooling can also be a significant contributor to the gender digital divide inflicting extra obstacles to feminine workforce participation, therefore the necessity for all stakeholders to supply a conducive atmosphere for the event of ladies and guarantee equal alternative.

Whereas calling on the lady little one to equally make good use of each alternative at their disposal, NAWOJ emphasised that digital literacy for the lady little one is a vital talent within the fashionable world that can empower the lady and alter the world.

The 2021 commemoration of the day comes with a theme, “Digital Technology, Our Technology”, focuses to advertise equal alternative for women in accessing applied sciences and bridge the rising gender digital hole.

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