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Essay competition to empower Nigerian women

13 August 2015, 08:39

Lagos – In a bid to support and reposition the local women for growth, the Women Empowerment and Enlightenment Campaign (WEEC) has organised a creative essay competition for young girls.

The online competition, which is targeted at females between ages 18 – 25 years, will run until the end of the month.

It strives to educate, prepare young females to become entrepreneurs and identify potential talents with productive mindsets.

The WEEC essay competition has a theme - “How Can Men Contribute to Women Development in Our Society?” to help writers express their thoughts, creative perspectives, social development plans, solutions for gender equality, and a new cultural value system.

Also Read: Competition enables young women bridge gender divide

To enter the competition, participants have to send a nonfiction essay not more than 500 words to weec@onyvaconcepts.com and stand a chance to win exciting prizes like mobile devices, laptops, scholarship grants and start-up capitals for entrepreneurs.

Kayode Odukoya, Head Coordinator of WEEC, said the essay competition was a platform created to help develop growing ladies with the possibilities of catching them young.

“This is just WEEC’s little way of contributing to education growth and we plan to organize the essay competition yearly with a mission to transform Nigeria into Africa’s hub of creativity in the next decade.” 

- CAJ News


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