The Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development is to engage political parties in a stronger collaboration towards enhancing Women inclusiveness in politics
The Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen stated this in Abuja on Radio Nigeria good governance and accountability audience participatory programme, “Have Your Say”
Dame Pauline who noted that Women were key towards growing the nation commended President Muhammadu Buhari for recognizing their roles in nation building and assured that her Ministry would redouble efforts to ensure 35% Women affirmative action.
According to the Minister, the present Administration will continue to prioritise the welfare of Women and the Girl Child and will also check violence against Women.
Contributing, Mr. Nike from Abakiliki called on the Ministry of Women Affairs to sponsor a Bill at the National Assembly to criminalise early marriage