Ministry of Women Affairs, AU-ECOSOCC launch Financial inclusion for Women and Girl Child in Nigeria

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It was history making yesterday, Friday 30th October, 2020 at the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs Nigeria held a media press briefing to commemorate 20th Anniversary of the UNSCR1325 Women Peace and Security.

The Honorable Minister also hosted the The African Union ECOSOCC Nigeria where the Decade of Financial inclusion for Women and Girl Child in Nigeria was launched and it is to be domesticated by the 36 states in Nigeria.

The main areas of program implementation are Health, Education, Peace and Conflict resolution, Skills and empowerment, ICT, Infrastructure, Equal Opportunities, Agribusiness, Sports, Pan African Tradeans other cross cutting issues.

In attendance was Pauline Tallen the Honorable Minister for women affairs, Comfort Lamptey UN women Country Representative, Dr Tunji John Asaolu Country Representative AU-ECOSOCC, Adaora Onyechere Head, Women and Gender Affairs Cluster Committee AU-ECOSOCC, Representatives from Defense headquarters, NIA, Police, NDLEA, and many more important dignitaries.

It was an event with a progressive and proactive move by the Honourable Minister.

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