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Apply affirmative action for women, Dame Tallen tells APC

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The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has advocated the strict application of affirmative action in the ongoing All Progressives Congress, APC, Constitution Review.

Mrs Tallen, accompanied by some Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, in an interactive session with the Review Committee at the party’s National Headquarters in Abuja, expressed concern that women were relegated in the political space.

She said Nigeria should champion the course of women involvement in politics for other African countries to emulate and not the other way round.

Mrs Tallen stressed the need to ensure an equal opportunity for men and women in both elective and appointive positions to encourage their participation in pplitics.

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