Building Girls High Self Esteem Will End Teenage Pregnancy – Beauty Queen, Jesustina Ogar

In Breaking News, Education, Health, National News, Reports

By Ikwen Atuaka

Jesustina Ogar (middle) holding a placard supporting an end to teenage pregnancy

A beauty queen, Jesustina Ogar has pointed out lack of self esteem as a leading cause of teenage pregnancy in Cross River State.

Ogar who is the reigning Miss Yala disclosed this when she visited no fewer than 8 schools in Okuku, Yala local government area of northern Cross River lecturing pupils and students on the need to develop a high self esteem when being approached to  have unprotected sex.

“Self esteem can simply be said to be the evaluation of oneself (sic). Applying it in the girl child as the topic implies, it has to do with the negative or positive evaluation of a girl as regards her worth as a girl child.

“Self esteem is of two types; the high self esteem and the low self esteem.  The high self esteem deals with confidence, achievement, value and respect while the low self esteem has to do with fear, shame, and disrespect.

“It has been noticed that in our today’s society, many of our ladies suffer from low self-esteem which is not healthy for a woman. In fact, in our teenagers world of today, low self-esteem plays in their everyday activities due to lack of orientation and value and these most time affects even their daily decisions which makes them short of choices, and very vulnerable before their opposite sex.

“When a teenage girl finds herself in such state of vulnerability, with a low mentally about her worth, she tends to give in to immoral acts that may possibly lead to teenage pregnancy,” Ogar said.

The graduate of Engineering in the state university of technology, CRUTECH also taught them how to build a high self esteem in 6 ways which according to her includes; “Know your worth, focus on your fans and the kind of friends you keep, set standard and do not compromise them, be focused, try new things and redefine your failures.”

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Edgerley Memorial Name Sport House After Late Temitope Ekpenyong

By Patrick Obia Edgerley Memorial Girls Secondary School Calabar has named a sport house after the late Mrs. Temitope

Read More...

UNICAL: The Accused, The Accuser, The Purveyor Of The Accusations And The Rest Of Us BY OGAR EMMANUEL OKO

A few years ago, Mr. Agi Peter, a young vibrant and the shrewd chartered accountant, the youngest ever Bursar

Read More...

Cross River PCRC Hold Security Summit, Calls For Effective Community Watch

By Maxwell Effiong  The Nigerian Police Force has beckoned on community members to keep effective neighborhood watch in their

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now