The Association of African Women for Research and Development (AAWORD -Senegal) highlights the importance of women’s participation in politics and development.
There has been no space in Africa which has really encompassed women in politics, development and decision making. Women have been excluded in decision making process in many patriarchal societies. There is a need for creating awareness that women can (!), yes they can, and we should campaign for their inclusion in decision making processes and increased representation in Parliament.
Entry submitted by Perpetua Ng’ang’a