Because the world marks this yr’s World Ladies’s Worldwide Day, the Bauchi State chapter of the Federation of Muslims Ladies Affiliation of Nigeria (FOMWAN) and Attah Sisters Serving to Fingers (ASHH) Basis on Monday referred to as for the enhancement of safety in all colleges throughout the nation.
Talking at an occasion held on the headquarters of the Bauchi State Police Command in Bauchi to mark the Day, the Govt Director of ASHH Basis, Consolation Attah, declared that the decision turned crucial in view of incessant assaults on colleges, significantly ladies colleges, in components of the nation.
Attah knowledgeable that the Worldwide Ladies’s Day was the day put aside to have fun ladies people worldwide for his or her contributions to the expansion and growth of the society.
In keeping with her, the Day had been celebrated for about 150 years now, informing that it was first celebrated 1911 when 1, 000 individuals marched everywhere in the world to rally help for girls.
She thanked the police for his or her efforts geared toward making certain ample safety for the folks within the society.
Additionally talking on the occasion, the Amirah of FOMWAN within the state, Hajiya A’ishatu Ibrahim Kilishi, saidher organisation collaborated with ASHH Basis with over 30 organisations led by ladies in addition to 15 different led by males to mark the 2021 Worldwide Ladies’s Day in help of ladies.
Whereas saying that the Worldwide Ladies’s Day is a celebrated globally, Hajiya Kilishi declared that the Day, other than celebrating ladies’s achievements, was meant to name for motion for gender parity.
“At the moment, it’s a international celebration of the social, financial, cultural and political achievements of ladies. The Day additionally marks a name for motion for accelerating gender parity,” she mentioned.
The FOMWAN Amirah knowledgeable that each one the organizations that got here collectively to mark the Day in Bauchi had been keen about spreading the message of gender transformation and the necessity for peace to reign within the society.
She referred to as on ladies to critically study their state of affairs and problem these obstacles that stand of their manner of growth with a view to overcoming them.
Whereas calling on ladies to be concerned to find lasting options to the present spate of insecurity within the nation, Hajiya Kilishi appealed to all Nigerians to dialogue in direction of tackling insecurity.
She lamented that in latest occasions, ladies have been main victims of safety challenges, noting that insecurity has made many widows and orphans.
She additionally regretted that even though ladies constitutes 49 % of the Nigeria’s inhabitants, they’ve been relegated within the areas of growth insurance policies, tasks and programmes, significantly in political illustration, entry to financial instruments of manufacturing and management.
Kilishi declared that regardless of contributing to nationwide growth, ladies had been both underrated r went unnoticed, including that they wanted a protected setting to have interaction positively in all walks of lives.
She then referred to as on authorities in any respect ranges to intentionally empower ladies with the requisite information and expertise as main stakeholders in nationwide growth. This, she mentioned, would allow them make extra developmental contributions.