Public plans and budgets are an expression of national priorities. When they take gender into account, they can be designed to end discrimination.
Around the world, empowered women are achieving visible progress. We know the power of positive role modeling; how vital it is for girls growing up to see the success of their contemporaries, and through education, experience and example, for it to come within their grasp.
Women farmers in Osun State have appealed to the state government to provide a female farm settlement scheme in a safe environment for them. The women, under the auspices of Small Holder Women Farmers (SHWF), made the appeal when they paid a courtesy visit to the state Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Mr. Kunle Ige, in his office in Osogbo, the state capital.
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