We need more African women in political spaces

Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post

August 3, 2023

We need more African women in political spaces


By 2030, Africa’s population is expected to peak at 1.6 billion and women’s population will account for 58% of that population. Yet the continent is far from achieving 50% women’s representation in politics.

Unfortunately, the current political climate around Africa seems to eschew women in political spaces. This notwithstanding, African women continue to advocate for the full implementation of the Maputo Protocol, a.k.a the Protocol to the African Charter on Gender Equality and the Rights of Women in Africa.

Click here to read the full article published by Africa News on 27 July 2023.

Imali Ngusale
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