When adolescents write about Endometriosis and the girl child


By Sola Ogundipe

When she was announced winner of the maiden Annual Endometriosis Support Group Nigeria, ESGN, Secondary School Essay Competition, Deborah Simileoluwa Oladipo was fulfilled. For the 15-year-old SS3 student and Head Girl at Canon James Pearse Anglican College, Iwaya, Lagos, winning the coveted prize of the special competition was a dream come true.

Peace Ajayi of Kuramo Senior College School, Lagos, was also very happy to emerge as the first runner up in the competition that made its debut in 2017.

Simi who has flair for writing and has long nursed the ambition to become a Journalist, confessed that the ESGN essay competition proved to be the perfect platform to explore that ambition.

The competition was designed to engage girls and adolescents in the topical issue of endometriosis and its effects on women of child-bearing age in particular and the female sex…

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