2024 IWD Theme Resonates Deeply With  The Association’s Commitment To Gender Equality And Women’s Empowerment-Aisha Bura



Aisha K. Bura, National Chairperson of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ),has said that the 2024 International Women’s Day theme, resonates deeply with  the association’s commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment.


Aisha K. Bura, in a press release  said “As we commemorate the 2024 International Women’s Day, NAWOJ stands in solidarity with women in Nigeria and across the globe, in celebrating their resilience, achievements, and contributions to society.


“This year’s theme, “: Invest In Women:
Accelerate Progress”Resonates deeply with our commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment.


“In Nigeria, women continue to play pivotal roles in various sectors, from politics and education to healthcare and entrepreneurship.


“However, challenges such as gender-based violence, limited access to education and healthcare, and unequal representation in decision-making positions persist.


“NAWOJ calls for concerted efforts to address these issues and create an enabling environment where every woman and girl can thrive.


“We urge stakeholders to prioritize gender equality in policies and programs, promote women’s participation in leadership roles, and provide resources to support women-owned businesses and initiatives.


“On this year’s International Women’s Day, let us envision a future where gender equality is not just a goal but a reality.


“Together, we can empower women, empower humanity, and create a more inclusive and equitable world for all.


“Women have always been the epitome of strength and resilience. Happy International Women’s Day.”

Omamuzo Efidhere

Omamuzo Efidhere is a registered member of the Nigerian Union of Journalist


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