Women in politics: Group demands inclusiveness ahead of 2023 in Côte d'Ivoire

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Women in politics: Group demands inclusiveness ahead of 2023 in Côte d'Ivoire

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The Coalition of Young Female Candidates (CYFC) has demanded more inclusiveness for female candidates in preparation for the 2023 elections.

According to the group, the 2019 elections presented many challenges to female candidates.

It said the low participation of women, lack of funding, injustice, insecurity and gender bias were some of the challenges female contestants battled with.

The President of CYFC, Dr. Doris Opara, during the group’s press conference in Abuja on Monday tasked government on all levels to ensure the proper frameworks are in place before 2023 to support women who vie for public offices.

Click here to read the full article published by The Nation on 29 April 2019.

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