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Celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child

October 11th is recognised annually as the International Day of the Girl. As the United Nations and other organisations work to reduce the gap between the male and female gender, the African Youth Corner is also making efforts to ensure … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Youth Day 2016

The International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12 annually. The theme for this year is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production.” The theme focuses specifically on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Goal … Continue reading

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Celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child

The celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child is held on the 11th of October annually. The date was declared by the United Nations in 2011 and the mission is “to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to … Continue reading

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International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace is also known as the World Peace Day. It is observed by all UN Member States on September 21 each year. The day is dedicated to World Peace, specifically the absence of war and violence. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the International Literacy Day

As the world all over celebrate today as the International Literacy Day, it is important to know that some 775 million adults lack minimum literacy skills; one in five adults is still not literate and two-thirds of them are women; … Continue reading

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