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WHAT IS THE MEANING OF GIRL CHILD IN NIGERIA

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF GIRL CHILD IN NIGERIA

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF GIRL CHILD IN NIGERIA

The question what is the meaning of Girl Child in Nigeria holds many answers. Below are answers one can possibly get:

1)      All female children under the age of 18 years.

2)      This can be True for a person’s girl child within the same age bracket

3)      In case of abuse of a minor this definition can also be true for an adult dating a girl under 18 years of age.

4)      This definition of what is the meaning of Girl Child in Nigeria can also have an age range definition which is considered to be from 15-year-old to 18 years of age.

The last definition comes with an advice because some may mistake age of 15 year to be statutory age of maturity for a girl child. We all know that this is not true.

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF GIRL CHILD IN NIGERIA

The statutory age of a girl child and other children for which they are responsible for their actions is 18 years.

The last definition on the topic what is the meaning of Girl Child in Nigeria only illustrates further the age range that best defines a Girl Child.

CHALLENGES OF THE AGE DEFINITION OF A GIRL CHILD

This age definition of what is the meaning of Girl Child in Nigeria has received great challenges from ethnic and religious point of view.

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF GIRL CHILD IN NIGERIA

Some part of Nigeria emulates country like Somalia, Qatar, Dubai and some in violating the Girl Child. This makes the definition of what is the meaning of Girl Child in Nigeria be kind of tempered with.

The case of Noura Hussein of Sudan speaks a lot on this. Noura Hussein was given to her husband in marriage as a girl child since she as not yet 18 at that time.

The law of Sudan allows a girl child to be given in marriage before the age of 18. The only exception to this is that consummation of such marriage can only come after Noura Hussein is 18 years old and above.

The psychology of this age violation did not go well with Noura Hussein besides never loved this man (the husband).

She ran away from her father’s house to her aunt’s house in her effort to avoid the marriage. She was lured out of her exile by her father only for her to be delivered to the same marriage she ran away from.

As at the time she was lured back to the marriage, she was 18 already. The husband needed companionship from her but she refused.

After several attempts the husband enforced a gang a rape on her. He called on brothers, cousins and other family members who held Noura Hussein down while he penetrated her forcefully.

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF GIRL CHILD IN NIGERIA

The rape is not only the case but the view of her wife’s sacred and private parts by those he invited.

While trying to forcefully hold her down, they might have touched her at places they ought not to.

RTWI mean touching her at places considered private. They left her after the rape to wallow in pain and sorrow.  Later the husband came back to have a repeat of the action but this time he was alone.

While resisting the second rape, Noura Hussein plunged a knife deep into the husband and he died.

Now Noura Hussein has since been sentenced to death by Sudanese court just for offence where abuses on her was not considered.

Thanks to the good effort of her Lawyer Abdelaha Mohamad who with the support of international communities got the death sentence reduced to 5 years imprisonment. See //www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-44614590

The topic what is the meaning of Girl Child in Nigeria is a pointer to both the definition of Girl Child and the consequences of violating what is the meaning Girl Child in Nigeria.

These blogs below 2018 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD – A REVIEW OF KING AGAMEMNON AND HIS QUEST FOR POWER NOW ADOPTED BY SOME PARENTS OF TODAY TOWARDS THEIR GIRL CHILD and ACADEMIC LEARNING AND READING TIPS FOR THE STRUGGLING GIRL CHILD will aid on the topic.

Comments (10)

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    Chidimma nnadike
    March 17, 2019

    Women should be treated like a Queen,they also need to be protected from the hands of evil being. For putting up this topic. You are a God sent..I love your work.. Kip it up sir

    1. Respect The Woman Initiatives
      March 23, 2019

      Great things are happening.The Girl Child is really getting hope thank to us – I mean you and RTWI. Thanks dear

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