Key question

January 22, 2007 at 8:36 am Leave a comment

I bumped into the delegation from ABANTU which has its headquarters in Accra. Their main aim is to enhance the capacity of women to participate effectively in development. One recent focus of their work is women in local government: in 2006 there were 9% district assemblywomen in Ghana.

As Ghana gears up to celebrate its 50th anniversary celebration of ‘independence’ from colonial rule, the women from ABANTU, like many other women struggling in different countries here, are asking themselves:

‘In all this time, what have women gained?’


Entry filed under: Diversity and equality, Real democracy, Self-determination, Women in Africa.

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