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NGO Sensitises Women On Personal Well Being

The Executive Director of a Non- Governmental Organisation, Kids and Teens Resources Centre, Martin -Mary Falana has stressed the need for women to take decisions on issues concerning their health and wellbeing.

Martin -Mary Falana made this assertion while speaking with network of health journalist on the issues of reproductive health and its challenges to commemorate international women’s day in Akure.

He noted that over time cultural norms and ideologies had impeded women from having a say to issues that affect their health thereby resulting to death.

The gender right Advocate also identifies early marriage, sexual violence, unplanned pregnancy, HIV/AIDs as some of the problem that limit the capacity of the girl-child.

Martin -Mary Falana noted that young people should have access to appropriate information through parent child communication and counselling in school on sexual and reproductive matters.

Olufisoye Adenitan

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