Accra, 12 March, 2022 / 10:40 pm (ACI Africa).
Officials of the National Peace Council (NPC) in Ghana are calling on women in the West African nation to actively take part in their country’s governance.
In a statement issued Tuesday, March 8, NPC officials who include representatives from the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) also laud Ghanaian women for their efforts in building peace in the West African nation.
“The Council wishes to also encourage Ghanaian women to participate actively at all levels of governance to enhance deliberations and formulation of policies that address gender biases and make society better,” NPC officials say in the statement signed by the Council’s Executive Secretary, George Amoh.
The NPC officials say the active participation of women in governance “is one sure way of achieving gender equality and breaking the bias against women.”
In the statement issued on the annual event of the International Women’s Day (IWD), March 8, officials of the Council that brings together representatives of different religious groupings in Ghana laud the efforts of women in peacebuilding.