Ecowas parliament allocates funds to empower women and youths


The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States has allocated funds to the ECOWAS Female Parliamen-tarians Association Network ECOFEPA as part of its contribution to address issues confronting women and youths.

Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Sidie Tunis who disclosed this in his opening remark at the ECOFEPA Women and Youth Leadership Symposium, revealed the fund would also enhance participation of women in Leadership positions in the Sub-Region.

The Speaker pledged the commitment of the Parliament to the cause of the female Parliamentarians, just as he urged ECOFEPA to strive determinedly for the empowerment of all women and youths in the ECOWAS region.

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