Govt must push reforms to protect and promote the interest of women--- Lordina Mahama
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Govt must push reforms to protect and promote the interest of women— Lordina Mahama

Govt must push reforms to protect and promote the interest of women— Lordina Mahama

Govt must push reforms to protect and promote the interest of women— Lordina Mahama

Former First Lady, Lordina Mahama has urged the government to implement policies that will address the country’s gender disparity.

Celebrating International Women’s Day on Monday, the President of the Lordina Foundation admitted that the roles played by females in various occupations amidst the Covid-19 pandemic have been commendable.

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Therefore, calling on several stakeholders to “push for greater reforms to promote the interest of women and protect them from all form of violence.”

According to her, making the world a better place implies that female doctors, nurses, scientists, caregivers, researchers among others are given the necessary credit for their tremendous efforts in ensuring the safety of all citizens in such daring times.

Also, various officials of the state including former President John Mahama and First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo have joined the call in acknowledgment of the theme, “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world.”

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First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo is of the view that the pandemic has worsened the existing inequalities, hence the need “to adopt pragmatic measures to help close these inequalities.”

“Indeed, building an inclusive and resilient society in tandem with the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals and achievement of the 2021 IWD theme calls for unity and focus, both by women and men in Ghana and yonder.

“A challenged world is, indeed, an alert world. Therefore, everyone must truly embrace the challenge by making the International Women’s Day the focal point to contribute their quota, actively, to make a positive difference for women,” she added.

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Meanwhile, former President John Dramani Mahama opined that Ghana’s survival falls on the shoulder of an empowered woman.

He defines an empowered woman as one “who knows her strength, contributes to our socio-economic development, nurtures and shapes the destinies of the younger generation, and gives herself in selfless service to humanity.”

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