Ghanaian actress Clara Amoateng Benson popularly known in the showbiz world as Maame Serwaa has stated that she will encourage girl-child education in Ghana to engender women empowerment.
According to her, girl-child education was one of her priorities and she was going to support female students who excel in JHS and SHS to further their education.She observed that a lot of parents did not encourage their female children to have formal education, a factor that led to teenage pregnancy.
“Girl-child education is my priority and we will ensure that all the girls benefit from the free senior high school programme that will begin in September so we are calling on all cooperate bodies to come to our Aid and make it successful” she stated.
In an interview with Clara Benson, stressed that she would sensitize parents who did not believe in girl-child education to consider its importance for the benefit of the girls and society as a whole.
She made it known that she will begin a tour for schools and municipalities to advise parents to support and invest in their girls and also to debunk the notion that girls were only good for the kitchen.