Archive Nigerians on Twitter React as the Nigeria Senate Rejects...

Nigerians on Twitter React as the Nigeria Senate Rejects Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill

-

- Advertisment -

Lilian Ezejelue

The Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill, which seeks to eliminate discrimination against women was today, 15th of March 2016, rejected by the Nigerian Senate.

The aim of this Bill is to promote equality, women’s right and economic freedom for all women andto discourage gender discrimination and violence against women. This aim has however been defeated for the time being as the bill will not be read a second time at the Senate because a majority of the Senators voted against it.

This blow is coming less than one week after the International Women’s Day and at a time when the world is coming together to promote the Pledge For Parity. Nigerians on Twitter are not taking this action by the Senate lying low.

Below is a screenshot of the tweet by the Nigeria Senate revealing this information.

Nigerians expressed their shock about this. Find screenshots of tweets by Twitter users.

 

Lilian Chidiogo Ezejelue is a Broadcast Journalist/COO at CS News. She is also passionate about equality, freedom and social justice. Follow her on twitter @lilydawordsmith

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Agribusiness Engagement key to Poverty Reduction among Youth

With the increasing rate of unemployment among youths in Nigeria, development stakeholders are of the opinion that agriculture can...

63% HIV Pregnant Women Do Not Access PMTCT Services -Expert Decries

By Ijeoma Ukazu | A medical expert, Dr. Ijaodola Olugbenga has decried that about 63 percent of HIV pregnant women...

UNDP To Hold Zonal Innovation Hub on Social Protection in Lagos

By Tejumade Sanusi | The United Nations Development Project, (UNDP) will be holding a two-day sensitization workshop for the establishment...

Falobi : Unforgettable Journalist, Media Activist Par Excellence

By Lekan Otufodunrin | Journalist and media career development specialist, Lekan Otufodunrin recalls the media exploits of the late founding...

PAACA Tasks Citizens on Involvement in Governance and Fight against Corruption

The Peering Advocacy and Advancement Centre in Africa, PAACA, has tasked citizens on the need to be involved in...

CDGP Records Social Protection Success at Learning Event

Save the Children International and Action Against Hunger, implementers of the Child Development Grant Programme (CDGP) with the continued support of...

Must read

Agribusiness Engagement key to Poverty Reduction among Youth

With the increasing rate of unemployment among youths in...

63% HIV Pregnant Women Do Not Access PMTCT Services -Expert Decries

By Ijeoma Ukazu | A medical expert, Dr. Ijaodola Olugbenga...
- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

%d bloggers like this: