The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba has advised that, women should be seen as stakeholders and not servants in families.
He gave this advised during the 10th session summit of the sustainable development organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Ethiopia.
This she said will contribute to the development of every country.
She said, “Women should be seen as stakeholders of every family but not servants, we must change the perspective to educate societies to know that women are stakeholders and equal stakeholders in the development of every country.
The gender minister indicated that, there is a problem in the implementation and enforcement of policies concerning women across the globe.
She suggested that, strong measures are put in place to ensure that policies, legislature and the various international protocol signed are implemented and enforced so that someone will monitor the implementation of those policies globally.
“We must also ensure that the right of children club be part of the school curriculum that the right of all children as well as the human right should be a part of the curriculum”, stated.
Every country should have a girls girl’s leadership class in every school all over the world right from the crèche for better understanding of the normal role of a female is leadership, she asserted.
Otiko Djaba led Ghana’s delegation to the 10th Session of the Committee on Sustainable Development.
The summit organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa seeks to deliberate on statutory and legislative matters pertaining to the sub-programme on Innovation, Technology and Management of Africa’s Natural Resources.
Part of the Ghanaian delegation are representatives of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Planning, The Head of Mission New York and many others.
Source: Topfmonline.com/Emmanuel Sackey