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AFRICAN YOUTH EXPLORE STRATEGI…

26-02-2019

Youth from across Africa came together at a youth forum which was a pre-conference activity that took place at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Plot 903.Tafawa Balewa Way, Area 11, Garki, Abuja...

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SAVING THE GIRL CHILD

25-02-2019

  Living in a very safe environment where there is no fear, our lives and properties are secured is the wish of every individual. According to late Nelson Mandela, “safety and...

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KEEPING-GIRLS-IN-SCHOOL

15-02-2019

CHANGING THE EDUCATION LANSCAPE FOR GIRLS IN AFRICA: TRADITIONAL LEADERS CAN  SHIFT THE  STRUCTURE   CHILDREN'S   INVESTMENTFUND FOUNDATION   In January, CIFF supported the first ever Keeping Girls in School conference; a convening of African traditional...

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KADUNA BASIC EDUCATION ACCOUNT…

07-02-2019

The Kaduna basic education accountability mechanism was launched yesterday. It is part of efforts to open up the education sector to the public to ensure transparency and accountability for improved quality...

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The Faces of War at Dalori Cam…

31-01-2019

January 24, 2019 12:06 am  THE FACES OF WAR AT DALORI CAMP - THISDAYLIVE Seated on a mat with their needles and threads, weaving embroideries on northern caps in production, the four...

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THE MSD (Merk for Mothers) IN …

20-12-2018

TRAINING OF VHWS AT AGENCY FOR MASS LITERACY MAIDUGURI    This is aimed at addressing the poor state of adolescents and maternal health in the Boko Haram affected Borno state of Nigeria...

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GCC FIELD MONITORS HAVING A FO…

23-05-2018

GCC is implementing a 3 year project (2017-2020) with funding from Macarthur foundation, to support in promoting transparency and accountability in the education sector in Nigeria, specifically the Home Grown...

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UN Secretary-General appoints …

26-10-2017

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

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Muhammad IV Foundation Morocco…

30-05-2017

 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.  

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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 VISITATION 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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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...
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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. &NBSP   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...
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   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The future of any nation is dependent on the efforts of the leadership and the priority it places on youth development since the youth are...
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...
Muhammad IV Foundation Morocco visit to Maiduguri
 Partners from Muhammad IV Foundation Morocco visit to Internally Displaced Girls on GCC scholarship in Maiduguri. GCC has morethan 300girls affected by Boko Haram insurgency on its scholarship....
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 a journey with some young girls who were not in school either because their parents were very poor to...
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)
PRESS RELEASE   (New York, 19 October 2017): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced last week the appointment of nine new members of the Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). Established by the United...
GCC FIELD MONITORS HAVING A FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION (FGD) WITH MOTHERS AIMED AT DATA GATHERING FOR BASELINE AND SCHOOL MAPPING, AS PART OF ACTIVITIES OF THE NHGSFP PROJECT
GCC is implementing a 3 year project (2017-2020) with funding from Macarthur foundation, to support in promoting transparency and accountability in the education sector in Nigeria, specifically the Home Grown School Feeding Program (NHGSFP) in...
THE MSD (Merk for Mothers) PROJECT IN BORNO
EMPOWERING RURAL ADOLESCENT GIRLS AS VILLAGE HEALTH WORKERS IN BORNO STATE, NIGERIA   Child Concerns (GCC) is presently implementing a health project in Borno with the goal of empowering young rural women as Village Health Workers in the state. This is...
THE MACARTHUR PROJECT IN KADUNA
PROMOTING ACCOUNTABILITY & TRANSPARENCY IN THE NATIONAL HOME GROWN SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAM IN KADUNA STATE Girl Child Concerns (GCC) is implementing an accountability and transparency project which is aimed at promoting accountability in the...
ADOLESCENT GIRL’S INITIATIVE (AGI) PROGRAM IN KADUNA
BRIEF ON THE PROJECT Investing in girls’ education is one of the most leveraged and cost-effective investment that a nation can make. The Adolescent Girl’s Initiative is a scale-up of a program implemented by the Centre for Girls’ Education Zaria...

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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 ...
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