Girl Child Education Will Achieve Equality For Women – Says AfDB President

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'Keeping girls in school is one of the best ways to end child marriage; because an educated girl is an empowered girl'.

President of the African Development Bank , Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has called for an urgent need to tackle early child marriage by promoting girls’ education in Africa.

“Our challenges are complex – and they require a holistic approach in response. Keeping girls in school is one of the best ways to end child marriage; because an educated girl is an empowered girl. “It is my conviction that “No bird can fly with one wing. Africa will develop faster when it achieves equality for women.”He explained that the bank has set up policies that will ensure women’s participation and to achieve the goals need the political will.


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nkemdearie We need also more investment funds targeted at women-owned and women-runned businesses!!

And how can we stop child sex?

Yeah very true

How about chopping off the dick of those who came for their marriage

Perfect thinking!

Educate the girl child, yes and create more jobs for them to be able to take care of themselves to avoid them depending on parents or men.

How? When parents wont allow you live your life and society puts pressure on u

And can we belive in you speech?

An educated, gainfully employed girl.

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