A UN Women Solidarity Movement for Gender equality with the theme; A Pledge To Gender Parity kick off today, 25TH JULY 2019 in Sheraton Hotel Ikeja Lagos West Africa by AFRICA WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ORGANZATION ‘AWLO’
‘HEFORSHE’ Africa summit is a point of engagement for men, to achieve resolution and action plans, thereby intentionally forging enabling societies where women can access equal right and opportunity in all areas of existence.
Which started with the AWLO/HEFORSHE PLEDGE…..
On my honour, I pledge to stand for and with and not against women, to include them and treat them as equals in economic, social and political growth and nations building, to build gender parity at home, in the society, in Government and ultimately in the world.
UN DEFINES “HEFORSHE” AS AN INVITATION FOR MEN AND PEOPLE OF ALL GENDER TO STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH WOMEN TO CREATE A BOLD, VISIBLE AND UNITED FORCE FOR GENDER EQUALITY TO WORK WITH WOMEN AND EACH OTHER BUILD BUSINESS, RAISE FAMILIES AND GIVEW BACK TO THE SOCIETY.
The action plan generated from the HEFORSHE African summit will be circulated and effectively incorporated by stakeholders in their respective domains as men in attendance becomes invested in women’s interest and incorporated it in everyday decision making at, homes, workplace police making, culturally and across the sector.
HRH AILAJI (DR) YAHAYA ABUBAKAR, CFR
ETSU NUPE/CHAIRMAN CORDINATINATING COMMITTEE, National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (NCTRN) AS A KEYNOTE SPEAKER Emphases on the need for us to make a deliberate effort in training our girl children and allowing them space for decision making, he pointing that as the result of culture, which forces them against their which, is affecting the society negatively, he made mention of underage girls into early marriage and forcing women to marry man against their wish has given increases in the new culture of wife killing their husbands which should be discouraged
President of Awlo, Dr, Violet Arene said as long as men keep failing from taking responsibility, other male speakers KUFRE AND SAM agree with her which they elaborated more on during their respective speeches, with bulleting points, that you can’t afford to mix, kUFRE AND SAM called on Africa men to stand and be the men they are made to be, men to protect, defend, care and love the women folks……. coming full on the video you can’t afford to mix, glue on this channel. The dazzling Yewande Austin was the master of the ceremony an African America.
Some of the dignitaries present at the event are;
#Mr. Peter thomsa, British Deputy head of mission, special guest of honour
#Violet ARENE PRESIDENT AWLO
Gilbert Ewehmeh SP FROM CAMEROON
And the Masquerade Himself, the man behind the wheel,
Founder and CEO AFRICAN WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ORGANIZATION (AWLO)
DR. ELISHA ATTAI
kept the ball rolling throughout the event with different sessions, discuss and interactions like always, it was an educative event, insightful, an eye-opener and inspiring.
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