To mark International Women’s Day 2020, a beauty queen, Miss Chisom Eze “Queen of Southeast Nigeria” distributed dozens of feminine hygiene kits and school writing materials to female students of selected schools in Anambra State.
During a speech at St John Of God High School in Anambra state, the Queen of the International Southeast, said the distribution of the kits was aimed at encouraging female students to go at school even during their monthly period and also be of good behavior
Queen Chisom further stated that currently the Queen Of South East Nigeria Pageant is focused on educating girls by investing in their education as an investment for the future, claiming that to achieve this, the The organization works in synergy to ensure the protection of girls in schools.
In her response, Gender and Nutrition Focal Person Cynthia Uwah explained that the theme of this year’s celebration, “I am Generational Equality: Achieving Women’s Rights” was intended to reinforce the message on challenging gender stereotypes, combating prejudices, broadening perceptions and improving women’s participation. at all levels of the economy.
Cynthia Uwah added that in keeping with the commemoration of this year’s celebration, the Student Entrepreneurship Catalyst For Development project had targeted teenage girls from a representative school to mark this year’s event to raise awareness about managing the hygiene of entrepreneurs and their rights as students.
In his closing remarks, Founder Newsland Integrated Media Services Organizers of Southeast Nigeria Queen Emmanuel Anabueze while applauding guest speakers Ify Aronu (Anambra State Governor SSA on Broadcasting), Nnenna Offodile (first queen of Southeast Nigeria), Nancy Nweke (CEO Nana Confectionery), Amarachi Okafor (founder Paint Divah Ng), Joseph Okafor (former SUG president Nnamdi Azikiwe University) and Collins Igwe (financial expert) for the time and encouragement to students with their initiative, said if women are educated and empowered, they would contribute positively to the development of society.