Her Excellency Hajiya Amina Sambo, wife of the former Nigerian Vice President, called on women to add their voice to peacebuilding efforts in Nigeria at the inaugural meeting of Global Peace Women (GPW) Nigeria. The meeting, held in Kaduna on March 21, brought together over twenty leaders.
An article in City Source Nigeria highlighted key contributors to the inaugural meeting, including Ms. Sambo and GPF Nigeria Country Director Mr. John Oko, who pointed out the unique nature and attributes of women which have a crucial leadership role in building peace in the family as the basis for healthy societies, nations, and a prosperous and ethical world.
Global Peace Women is the women's division of the Global Peace Foundation. Through advocacy, education and a global network of women leaders, Global Peace Women seeks to uplift the value of women and acknowleding and empower their central role as peacebuilders in all sectors of society starting with the home and local community. Read the full article here.