Mrs. Juliana Azuma-Mensah, Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, has said the women’s role in participating at all levels of decision making was a key priority on the development agenda of the government of Ghana.
She said government had put in place various interventions to promote gender equality in the country with the support of Non-Governmental Organizations and Development partners.
Mrs. Azuma-Mensah made this observation at the opening of a three-day inter-regional seminar on women’s political empowerment, organized by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA).
The seminar on the theme, “translating women’s participation in politics into crucial actions and influence,” was to leverage for optimal approaches that translates women’s presence in leadership and decision making into critical actions and influence effective and transformative participation.
Read more at Ghana Web, published 28 August 2012.