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Kadaga Urges Commonwealth Countries to Open Space For Women

By Adiga Julius

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has urged commonwealth countries to open more spaces for women participation in decision making processes.

Speaking at the opening of the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference underway at the Munyonyo Kadaga noted that despite progress in increased role of  women in governance

She said many countries including those in the Commonwealth are still faced with gender inequalities, limited representation and disparities of payment for equal work.

Meanwhile Commonwealth Parliamentary Association chairperson Emilia Monjowa has hailed members of the commonwealth for steering towards an emancipated political system.

Monjowa who is also the Deputy Speaker of Cameroon said that gender mainstreaming remains a clear object of the Commonwealth, and decisions for inclusive participation is a great milestone.

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