Tuesday, 10 October 2017

International Day Of The Girl Child 2017 is Here



Heartminders Societal Advancement Initiative set to celebrate International day of the Girl on October 11

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

For its sixth observance, this year’s Day will focus on the theme; EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises’ as announced by UN.

The fulfilment of girls’ right to education is first and foremost an obligation and moral imperative.

For this reason, Heartminders Societal Advancement Initiative and United Nations information Centre Lagos will commemorate the day of the girl on Wednesday, 11th October, 2017.


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Theme: EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises

Time: 9am

Venue: FM Event Center, 19, Joel Ogunnaike Street, GRA Ikeja, Lagos

Keynote Speakers:


Dr. Mrs. Princess Olufemi-Kayode

Nigerian Criminal Psychologist, founder and Executive Director of Media Concern Initiative


Proffesor Mrs. Abigail Ogwezzy- Ndisika

Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos

Guest Speaker


Pharm. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuph

Lagos state commissioner for youth and social development



Panel of Discussants


Donna Ogunnaike- Poet and Barr at Law


Tewa Onasanya – Publisher Exquisite Magazine


Esther Ijewere – Women of Rubies


Bisi Ogunwale- Junior Chamber international


Grace Ama – Actress and Movie producer

The annual Conference is aimed at raising awareness on issues facing girls in Nigeria from education, abuse, child marriage to legal and medical rights.

It is our firm belief that this investment of our time and resources would be worth it and would surely get rewarded by the emergence of a children-friendly and fair society that we all yearn for.

Our Objective

The Heartminders project was conceived to create a better and healthier society.

Our Aim
To offer Nigerians girls, especially the young adults and teenagers through this project, hope for a better tomorrow, upholding their right to life.October 08, 2017

Kindly support us.


Thank you.

Funke Oguntuga                                   Wemimo Adesola


Convener                                                project coordinator


08098300634                                       07056004454

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