Women in Nigeria make up 49 per cent of the population, but only four percent of law makers.

Hello dear readers, sorry for the temporary hiatus:)

On the International Women’s Day (March, 8), I wrote a blog post for the Africa at LSE blog where I analysed the challenges Nigerian women face in  the economic and political arena and proposed some solutions.

My argument was that if Nigeria is to meet the sustainable development goal of “ensuring women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life”, there is an urgent need to adopt a more holistic approach to the inclusion of women that comprise various stakeholders in society.

You can read the full article in the link  provided here: Africa at LSE blog

Image culled from wimbiz.org

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