File photo: School girls
No fewer than 20, 000 out-of-school girls and women are expected to be enrolled into formal school system in 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Sokoto State.
Cynthia Obazee, the National Coordinator, Grassroots Entrepreneurship Skills Acquisition, GESA, disclosed this on Wednesday in Sokoto during a stakeholders’ Consultation meeting on Acceleration of Second Chance Education for Women and girls (SCEFWAG).
Obazee also disclosed that the girls and women would be enrolled under the EU/UN Spotlight Initiative Second Chance Education for Women and Girls.
“The aim of this project is to reach to out-of-school women and girls, including boys and men, those living with disabilities, victims and survivors of Gender-Based Violence, those living with HIV, victims of early marriage, victims of early and unintended pregnancy, the rural poor/orphans,” she said.