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WORLD VISION COMMEMORATES GIRL CHILD'S DAY WITH HER MAJESTY
WORLD VISION COMMEMORATES GIRL CHILD'S DAY WITH HER MAJESTY
10 October 2018 | 12:22

World Vision Director for Advocacy and Justice for Children,Mrs 'Maseisa Ntlama, says  Ending Child Marriage in Lesotho  remains top priority of the organisation’s projects,drumming that as part of the ending child marriage campaign that was  launched  in Lesotho last year making Lesotho the 21st African Union country to join the campaign,world vision shall commemorate the International Day of the Girl child  in Mapoteng tomorrow(Thursday the 11th )

According to World vision her Majesty Queen ‘Masenate Bereng Seeiso in her capacity as the champion of the organization shall lead the ceremony under  this year’s theme, With Her: A Skilled Girl Force

Mrs Ntlama says the day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights, highlighting that  reports from seven districts of Lesotho  in 12 programmes revealed that most children who are married come from Mpharane.

Statistics reveal that In Lesotho one in every five women is married by age 18

Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl child



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