Wednesday, October 11, is celebrated as International Day of the Girl, and the day aims to highlight the challenges girls face, while promoting their empowerment and human rights.
The day has been marked with women leaders across the world who have shared their own insights and expressed their unflinching support to raise awareness about the need for girl child education and empowerment.
Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa, popularly known as TV host and comedian Afia Schwarzenegger via her Instagram page also celebrated the day by dropping some powerful words to young ladies out there.
Afia wants young women to remember that, their true worth lies in their mind; and as much as it is important to work out their body and look good, their mind is their most valuable asset and young women should exercise it always through reading and praying.
Afia noted that she has been negatively labeled because of the unfortunate nude tape of her that was leaked online, but no one has mentioned her philanthropic efforts.
From raising funds to building orphanages and contributing to supporting a farmland that will feed orphanages and needy people, Afia revealed her efforts which have all been ignored because of the perception that she is ‘bad girl.’
But the TV host declared that as women, it is their strength which will push them forward even in the face of a ‘wicked’ society.
Afia Schwarzenegger is currently going through a messy divorce with her estranged husband Lawrence Abrokwah, who is allegedly demanding for a property settlement.
Afia has however indicated she will not give in to such demands.
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