GENDER IDENTITY AND THE STIGMATIZATION OF THE GIRL-CHILD
The article being an inferential study examined gender identity and the stigmatization of the girl-child. The sample size was 526 participants. A survey method with the use of questionnaire was adopted for the study and data was analyzed using regression analysis. The results revealed a relationship in the two hypotheses tested. It was therefore recommended that people should refrain from derogatory statements and disdained attitude that debases the girl-child for what she knows nothing about.