Nigerian Women In Governance: Any Respite In Sight?

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Daily Trust

Our dear country Nigeria is undoubtedly one nation that has perennially occupied a back seat in the campaign to harness the numerous potentials inherent in the women folk for national renaissance, rebirth and reconciliation. The United Nations statistics show that 70 percent of the 1.3 billion people living in conditions of poverty are women. Also in urban areas, 40 percent of the poorest households are headed by women. Additionally, 50-80 percent of women predominate in food production but they own less than 10 percent of the land. Interestingly, 80 percent of those displaced by climate relat…

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