GIRL-CHILD EDUCATION: A TOOL FOR SECURITY OF WOMAN IN NIGERIA
Akogun, A.K; Adeoye, K.J & Fashikun, B.C.
Education is the assemblage of all available process requiredto develops selected skills, abilities and good behaviour in an individual in order to enable him to contribute to the family, society and toget rid of ignorance, diseases and poverty. Therefore, the paper used historical method of research to examine the concept of girl-child /women education, concepts of security, status of women in pre- literate society and education as a security to educated women. It is recommended that Government and other stakeholders in education should as a matter of urgency to address the issue of inadequate participation of girl-child and implement laws, bye- laws and other declaration on girl-child education that Nigeria is a signatory without further delay.