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Federal Government plans to harness women's potentialities

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The Nigerian Federal Government has reiterated its determination to further design life changing programmes for women and girls, as part of measures to harness their potentialities. The Minister of Water Resources, Mrs Sarah Ochekpe, gave this assurance in Osogbo, at a  capacity building workshop for beneficiaries of girls and women initiative programmes in Nigeria .Ochekpe, who noted that women had important roles to play in advancement of the nation, said that the ‘G win’ programme was aimed at opening access to life changing opportunities for girls and women in diverse endeavours. Recognising the centrality of good water and sanitation to women’s lives and their domestic duties, the minister’s representative said that this new initiative aimed to not only make women leaders in water and sanitation but to also generate employment for them and improve their economic status.

Read more in the Nigerian Tribune, 11th February 2014

Date: 11 February 2014