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GIRLS' SAFETY AFFIRMS HUMAN DIGNITY

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The feminine gender of young age are described as girls. This set of individuals are very vulnerable to the societal ills. The society have made it very easy for this group of individuals to undergo all sorts of abuses ranging from abduction, rape, kidnapping, molestation, genital mutilation, discrimination, early marriage, child marriage, sexual abuse, and even denial of the fundamental human rights, basically the right to life. We need to retract this ugly trend now in other to affirm the intrinsic dignity of the human person and in effect achieve "World Peace".


Ensuring girls' safety is tantamount to  achieving "World Peace". According to Baruch Spinoza, "Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, state of mind, disposition for benevolence, confidence and justice". It will be a travesty of justice for us to work towards ensuring "World Peace" without first of all assuring and affirming the safety for girls. Going by the popular sayi…