Gender Discussed at 2nd Global Women Network Africa Meeting

Women have been urged to look beyond Government in the fight against the rising cases of Sexual abuse especially during conflicts. This was the consensus of African Women who are in Abuja for the second high level meeting of the Global Women Network Africa.

They stressed that intervention in the affairs of women and girls must be looked at from a practical perspective observing that it is time women kept themselves abreast of information and events around the World since an informed woman is an empowered women.

The gathering was attended by women from more than forty African Countries, including First ladies or their representatives. They regretted the humiliation suffered by women during conflicts pointing out that this could undermine the growth of a nation.

The meeting is the second of the Global Power Women Network.

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