Also, we see an increase in the primary school enrollment rate among 🚹 (52.5%) compared to 👭 (47.5%). It's the same for JSS enrollment as figures for 🚹 stand at 53.3% compared to 46.7% for 👭. For SSS, 🚹 enrollment stands at 54.0% while for 👭, 46.0% @FMENigeria#NigeriaVNRpic.twitter.com/0TfwkliGM9
According to the NBS Statistical Report on Men & Women in Nigeria (2018), the literacy rate among 🚺 & 🚹 is relatively high. However, the literacy rate among 🚺 aged 15-24 yrs interviewed is relatively low (59.3%) as compared to 🚹 (70.9%) (MICS5 2016/17) @FMENigeria#NigeriaVNRpic.twitter.com/lHpIwMeY4n
Also, there is a decrease in proportion of women aged 15-49 who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting by age (SDG 5, indicator 5.3.2) from 24.80% in 2013 to 19.50% in 2018 (NDHS). Nevertheless, FGM still remains an issue in some parts 🇳🇬.
Sharing personal experiences: True stories of young people living with HIV in Nigeria.
“Growing up as a young person, I was always taking Anti-Retroviral Drug, I never knew what I was taking…I missed the drugs for so many times …a health care worker told me…once you stopped using the drugs, you are going to die”, Joy narrated her story.
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