Women’s Day: Agara Charges Women To Support Teenage Girls
Miss Blessing Agara, Face of Bayelsa 2021 and fashion model has charged women to provide support and care for teenage girls on the street irrespective of their background.
The call is contained in her message to women as the world marks the International Women’s Day on March 8.
Miss Agara who is concerned with the rising level of teenage pregnancy and school drop out amongst girls expressed worry that if nothing is done, criminal will be on the increase.
The Yenagoa-based fashion and photo model is of the opinion that women that occupy position within government and outside of government should rise to occasion and reverse the ugly trend.
She emphasized that more women in position should provide support for these girls through scholarships, grants and mentorship program that will help to cushion the effect of school drop out in the society.
Agara, who is also a fashion designer recalls her experience in doing business with low or no patronage from women in position.
She argued that if the girl child today will strive to greater heights, women should serve as role models and open their doors for teenage girl to provide grants and incentives for them to purse their dreams.
The beauty model pleaded with women to rewrite the wrongs in society and be more accessible to the teenage rather condemning their negative actions.