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UN Secretary-General appoints …

26-10-2017

UN Secretary-General appoints new members to Emergency Response Fund’s Advisory Group PRESS RELEASE (New York, 19 October 2017): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced last week the appointment of nine new...

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Happy International Day of the…

26-10-2017

Since 2012, 11th October has been marked as the International Day of Girl. The day aims at highlighting and addressing the need and challenges girls face. At the same time...

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42 CHIBOK SCHOOL GIRLS GRADUAT…

17-10-2017

Three years ago we added another cohort of 42 girls from Chibok, who were victims of the Boko Haram insurgency/abductions and who managed to escape from their abductors, when they...

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75 Girls Graduate from differe…

23-08-2017

Another Milestone for GCC as 75 Girls Graduate from different Secondary Schools under the GCC Female Students Scholarship Scheme (FSSS) !!!!!!!!   Six years ago, under the Girl Child Concerns Female Students Scholarship Scheme...

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GCC RMNCAH Advocacy Project pa…

04-10-2016

Keke is a community under Chikun LGEA of Kaduna State.   The absence of a Health Care Centre within Keke community aggravates the challenges the women face in terms of accessing...

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Send Your Child to School or R…

15-08-2016

  Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Saturday insisted that parents who failed to send their children to school in September in the state would be jailed. The governor, who stated...

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GIRL CHILD CONCERNS TEAM ON A…

24-05-2016

GIRL CHILD CONCERNS TEAM ON  AN ADVOCACY VISIT TO THE CARETAKER CHAIRPERSON OF CHIKUN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN KADUNA STATE HAJIYA HADIZA LADI YAHUZA  GCC Staff And Representatives of Keke Comunity...

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GCC Advocacy pays off-Kurmin K…

31-03-2016

The people of Kurmin Kaduna will soon have a cause to smile, courtesy of the magnanimity of the State Governor Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai, who has approved the construction of a...

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GCC Organises Zonal Consultati…

22-03-2016

Girl Child Concerns GCC has taken the lead in organizing a zonal consultative workshop on development process of a National Safe Spaces Curriculum recently. The workshop which attracted many stakeholders...

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Empowering Internally Displace…

09-03-2016

GCC Empowering Internally Displaced Women in IDP Camps in Borno Girl Child Concerns (GCC)  in a new initiative is Supporting women in IDP camps to start viable economic activities with the...

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GIRL CHILD CONCERNS SCHOOL VIS…

09-03-2016

GIRL CHILD CONCERNS MONTHLY SCHOOL VISITAION AND SAFE SPACES   Girl Child Concerns (GCC) Visitation Team With Beneficiaries of the Organization's Scholarship Scheme during the Recent School Visit To Different Schools   It was...

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PLIGHT OF THE GIRL-CHILD

24-02-2016

PLIGHT OF THE GIRL-CHILD The young girls trooped into the conference room of the Sambo Road office of Girl Child Concerns GCC with hope on their faces and a spring in...

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Community Outreach Pictures

24-02-2016

DISTRICT HEADS OF AWAI, TAMBA,TUDUN SAIBU, BAUDA, KINKIBA, GIMBA,KWADARO, WAMBA,TOFA, TASHAN ITAHO ALL UNDER SOBA LGA DURING A SENSITIZATION PROGRAM FOR TRADITIONAL RULERS ON GE GCC STAFF ON THE WAY TO KURMIN...

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Village Head Goes Emotional Du…

23-02-2016

The sarki (Village Head) of Keke B got emotional during a GCC RMNCAH advocacy visit. The Village head shared his experience, though bitter on RMNCAH saying: "I lost my daughter...

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Community Engagement

23-02-2016

Community Engagement One of the key objectives of GCC is to create community awareness and sustain interest of community members in girl child education. GCC also supports inventive ways for communities...

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Village Head Goes Emotional During a GCC RMNCAH Advocacy Visit
The sarki (Village Head) of Keke B got emotional during a GCC RMNCAH advocacy visit. The Village head shared his experience, though bitter on RMNCAH saying: "I lost my daughter due to an unattended prolonged labour, I watched her bleed for so long...
About Girl Child Concerns
Girl Child Concerns (GCC) is a Registered Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to improving the lives of youth particularly girls through improved education opportunities while ensuring availability of qualitative broad based education for all...
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Community Give Back Project
The Give Back Project (GBP) is an initiative aimed at getting well established members of the society who have benefited directly from the public education system of the country to contribute directly to raising the standards of the schools they...
Empowering Internally Displaced Women
GCC Empowering Internally Displaced Women in IDP Camps in Borno Girl Child Concerns (GCC)  in a new initiative is Supporting women in IDP camps to start viable economic activities with the ultimate goal of making them self reliant and getting...
GCC Organises Zonal Consultative Workshop on National Safe Space Curriculum
Girl Child Concerns GCC has taken the lead in organizing a zonal consultative workshop on development process of a National Safe Spaces Curriculum recently. The workshop which attracted many stakeholders was convened in Kaduna. Safe Space is all...
Send Your Child to School or Risk Jail - Governor El-Rufai
  Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Saturday insisted that parents who failed to send their children to school in September in the state would be jailed. The governor, who stated this at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, during the...
GCC RMNCAH Advocacy Project pays off as Keke Community Gets a Clinic Health Facility and additional Water Borehole
Keke is a community under Chikun LGEA of Kaduna State.   The absence of a Health Care Centre within Keke community aggravates the challenges the women face in terms of accessing health facilities and commodities. Keke community is on the outskirts of the...
GCC Advocacy pays off-Kurmin Kaduna to get a Secondary School and Bridge
The people of Kurmin Kaduna will soon have a cause to smile, courtesy of the magnanimity of the State Governor Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai, who has approved the construction of a secondary school and bridge linking the community with Kaduna city.The...
GIVE BACK PROJECT QAC
REPORT ON GIVE BACK PROJECT AT QUEEN AMINA COLLEGE SUPPORTED BY HON MULIKAT AKANDE-ADEOLA REPORT ON GIVE BACK PROJECT AT QUEEN AMINA COLLEGE SUPPORTED BY HON MULIKAT AKANDE-ADEOLA EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The future of any nation is dependent on the...
Girl Effect University Story Award
GCC WON GIRL EFFECT UNIVERSITY GRAND PRIZE VIDEO STORYTELLING AWARD This is in recognition of our outstanding work with girls.The Grand Prize  included certificate and  the production of a professional video that tells the story of  our organization’s work with...
Muhammad IV Foundation Morocco visit to Maiduguri (2)
     Partners from Muhammad IV Foundation Morocco visit to Internally Displaced Girls on GCC scholarship in Maiduguri. GCC has morethan 300 girls affected by Boko Haram insurgency on its scholarship.  
75 Girls Graduate from different Secondary Schools under the GCC Female Students Scholarship Scheme (FSSS)
Another Milestone for GCC as 75 Girls Graduate from different Secondary Schools under the GCC Female Students Scholarship Scheme (FSSS) !!!!!!!!   Six years ago, under the Girl Child Concerns Female Students Scholarship Scheme (FSSS), we embarked on...
42 CHIBOK SCHOOL GIRLS GRADUATED FROM SECONDARY SCHOOL UNDER GCC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME (FSSS)
Three years ago we added another cohort of 42 girls from Chibok, who were victims of the Boko Haram insurgency/abductions and who managed to escape from their abductors, when they were taken alongside the 276 Chibok girls in 2014 while writing...
Happy International Day of the Girls 2017
Since 2012, 11th October has been marked as the International Day of Girl. The day aims at highlighting and addressing the need and challenges girls face. At the same time, it seeks to promote girls’ empowerment and fulfilment of their human...
UN Secretary-General appoints new members to Emergency Response Fund’s Advisory Group (Including GCC Board Chairperson Dr. Mairo Mandara)
UN Secretary-General appoints new members to Emergency Response Fund’s Advisory Group PRESS RELEASE (New York, 19 October 2017): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced last week the appointment of nine new members of the...

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