Stakeholders lament declining Nigerian women participation in governance

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Stakeholders lament declining Nigerian women participation in governance

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Barely eight months to the 2019 general election, stakeholders have expressed dismay at the declining rate of women participation in public service.

Speakers at the annual law week of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), at Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos; concluded that there is need to create women caucuses, stressing that that could encourage International Organisations to amplify and recognise the voices of female legislators.

Leading discussion at the occasion, founder, Attitude and Character Change Initiative (ACCHI), Mrs. Saada Mohammed, regretted that the current situation was a far cry from the past before the colonial era.

Click here to read the full article published by The Guardian on 2 July 2018 

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