Op-ed: Empowering Rural and Urban Women

Ms. Christine Evans-KlocK International Women’s Day,

The world has come a long way in the stride towards gender equality.The world has come a long way in the stride towards gender equality….

Since 1995

when the Fourth World Conference on Women came up with a blueprint for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment known as the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

60% of food

In Ghana rural women produce close to 60 per cent of the country’s food and contribute 50 to 70 per cent of the labour force within the agricultural sector.