Nigeria is committed to ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls, Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, said.
Bande stated this at a side event organised by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre in New York on “Promoting Social Security for African Women in Conflict”.
Bande, represented by Mr Alwan Abdussalam, Senior Counselor/Focal Point for Nigeria on Counter-Terrorism at the United Nation, also pledged Nigeria’s commitment to end poverty and ensure prosperity for all.
According to him, however, ending poverty and ensuring prosperity for all could only be achieved if development initiatives consider the unique needs, knowledge and potentials of women and girls. Read more