..introduced to VAPP Law, offences and penalties
Participants at the ongoing two weeks BeMore Summer Bootcamp 4girlsnaija, holding at Mabest Academy, Oke-Ijebu Akure, acquired additional knowledge in Information and Communication Technology, as they were taught how to design a business card which they all practised with their laptops.
Furthermore, the BeMore ICT’s Partner, Matrix Lab, divided the girls into three classes with its Facilitators handling three different topics including Construction of Robotics, Coding and programming languages to create ping pong game.
The girls in Creative design class demonstrated ability in the knowledge acquired, as they all designed business cards of their future businesses.
Meanwhile, the Executive Secretary of the Agency Against Gender-Based Violence, OSAA-GBV, Bar. Mrs. Bola Joel-Ogundadegbe, introduced the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Law to them by listing out offences under the law and their penalties.
She assured them of adequate protection against any kind of abuse under the VAPP Law.
Ogundadegbe informed the girls about effort of the Founder of BeMore Empowered Girls Foundation, Chief Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, towards the domestication of the law in Ondo State, and consequently the establishment of an agency to implement it.
Charging them to take the message about the existence of the VAPP Law to their various destinations, the OSAA-GBV Executive Secretary, described the Bootcamp as a best avenue to prepare them for the future.
Other activities for day 11 included Tie&Dye in continuation of Making Adire/Kampala which they were introduced to on Sunday.
They progressed with skills acquisition as they were later divided into groups for training in Makeover and head gear tying, baking and confectioneries, wig making, Arts and crafts.
Those in the baking class, baked and designed a fanciful cake with Bemore inscription under the tutelage of their facilitator as today make it day two of their training in the skill.
Likewise, those in Art class demonstrated their ability in drawing, a process which they’ve been taught yesterday, and sketched, crafted the image of the Founder.
The day’s activities was rounded up with dance training where they learned different dancing steps.
Story Credit: Mary Agidi