2nd POWA forum tackles media’s impact on women’s participation in politics

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2nd POWA forum tackles media’s impact on women’s participation in politics

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The Progressive Organisation for Women Advancement (POWA) has organised its second forum to discuss women’s participation in the Ghanaian political space.
The forum, which was held on Monday, July 23, 2018, at the British Council in Accra, was themed: “How has the media impacted on the participation of Ghanaian women in politics?”

A host of personalities from diverse backgrounds in media, politics, gender and academia, took turns discuss the challenges that negate women’s inclusiveness in politics, whiles also highlighting some actions of the media which tend to discourage women from being actively involved in politics.

Delivering the opening address, Executive Director of POWA, Victoria Lakshmi Hamah said it’s time to challenge the notion that politics is not suited for women.

Click here to read the full article published by Ghana Web on 24 July 2018.

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