Jalade as the Angelina Jolie of Nigerian movie industry, the excited
actress took to her page to recounting how she started the journey to
where she is today as a teenager, at the age of 15. Read her story:
On today’s girl child day I’ll do an unusual post true to me. As a child
I lost my father age 12. Sponsored by a great community of Ondo men,
the #Ekimogun club, so i could continue my education. At age 15, started
struggling to help my widowed mother. I started working in the
While going to school, and working, faced many challenges as a female
child… talks of being loose, perhaps being a prostitute, lack of
freedom to mingle like male counterparts, rumours and fear of slander,
s*xual harassments… but one of my early dreams was to be great at
whatever I chose and be side by side the best in the World.
I’m Not totally there yet, … but.. That 12 years old Iyana-Ipaja
little girl did take care of her widowed mum till she died, took care of
her younger brothers… they are in marriage stages now, taking care of
herself and her own family, taking care of a few people she is
privileged to be able to.
She has worked, spoken on, been awarded on World stages, and has been
compared to the people she admired when growing up, from other parts of
the World… She’s still a work in progress but…
Dont You dare Underestimate the possibilities of a girl Child.
#Educationiskey #Educationbreedsconfidence #Ressilience #deligience #Girlchild #internationaldayofgirlchild #impossibleisNothing