👩🏽🦰 October 11th , International Day of the girl child – Theme for 2021- Digital Generation
🧕🏽 United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5 seeks to achieve Gender equality across the world by 2030.
🤞 Do you know that nearly 1 in 4 girls aged 15-19yrs globally are not in education, employment or training compared to 1 in 10 in boys.
😿 20% of Nigerian women live with a disability, they face stigma and suffer injustice because of gender based violence.
😭1 in 144 females have Autism,
- They receive diagnosis later than males
-They are more impaired by their autism
-Increased evidence of social anxiety,anorexia nervosa and self harm than boys with autism but have greater capacity for typical friendships higher social motivation than boys.
😥 Women and girls with disabilities face 3x discrimination than boys.
😇 Girls have potential to change the world both as the empowered girls of today and as tomorrow’s workers,mothers, entrepreneurs,household heads and political leaders.
👌Tear down barriers of discrimination and prejudice that continue to hold girls back.
👩🏼🎓Digital education can enhance their knowledge and provide them with skills to identify and correct information from false ones and use internet safely and confidently.
🧑🏽🚒Value the strengths of girls and women especially those with special needs.
🧑🏽🦰Give them the right to education, health and equality so they can have a healthy matured life.
🧑🍳Give them opportunities to various therapies by not leaving them at home because of their gender.
👩✈️👁️🧏🏽👩🏼🦽Let this generations of females with disability regardless of race, gender, language and economic status live to their full potential
👌👍👏🤝🏽Please support us in our goal of empowering the girl child with special needs
Dr ( Mrs)Izuwah Doris
Our Lady of Guadalupe Health Foundation and Autism Center