Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency has empowered 400 girls with digital literacy, resilience, and the skills needed to navigate the complexities of the digital world.
DSVA Executive Secretary, Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, stated this on Wednesday while commemorating the International Day of the Girl Child with the Theme: “Digital Generation- Our Generation”, saying the aim was to celebrate the incredible potential, strength, and resilience embodied by the girls.
While reaffirming the agency’s dedication to ensuring that the digital world remains a safe, empowering, and inclusive space for girls, Vivour-Adeniyi urged all the stakeholders to create a world where every girl can thrive, both online and offline.
She said that the state government has taken a firm stance against Sexual and Gender Based Violence crimes in Lagos by providing a strong culture, policy and procedures for prevention, education, training and support to victims of these crimes.
“Their power to shape the future is unparalleled, and it is our privilege to stand beside them on this transformative journey’ and our girls are at the forefront of innovation, creativity, and progress,” she said.
“Let us stand united in breaking down the digital divide and ensuring that technology becomes a force for good in their lives.”
She said the girl children are the pioneers of the “Digital Generation,” the generation that effortlessly navigates through the digital landscape, harnessing technology as a tool for empowerment and change.
Vivour-Adeniyi also all stakeholders to celebrate the “Digital Generation. Our Generation” with hope, determination, and unwavering commitment to change the world for the better.