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Jonathan pledges FG's commitment to empower women

10 March 2015, 16:53Augustine Osayande

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan said the official launch of the Growing Girls and Women in Nigeria Initiative (GWIN) reiterated the commitment of his administration to the empowerment of women and girls.

It has been launched in Abuja.

GWIN is implemented through a memorandum of understanding signed by Ministries of Finance, Communication Technology, Agriculture, Water Resources, Health and Works.

Also Read: UN, govt enter historic local initiative

Government is financing the Ministries to develop the potential and earning power of women via the delivery of specific programmes services that would impact positively on the lives of Nigerian women.

Speaking at the launch Minister of Communication Technology, Dr Omobola Johnson, disclosed that the Ministry via GWIN was empowering women and girls through specific technology initiatives identified and developed to empower Nigerian women and girls to actualize their potential.

- CAJ News


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