African traditional leaders to help govts to tackle societal problems
6 months ago
More than 120 Traditional, religious and cultural leaders from 23 countries East And Southern Africa have agreed to work with their respective governments to end child marriage, Female Genital Mutilation, and other traditional harmful practices. The leaders who are meeting in Blantyre, Malawi said on Thursday that they recognize how these practices have denied African women and girls equal opportunities and vowed to champion gender equality.
The meeting is hosted by UN Women.
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