2021 IWD: Foundation calls for more inclusive, equitable society


By Talatu Maiwada

Mr Terri Ford, Chief of Global Advocacy and Policy, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), has called on world leaders to ensure a more inclusive and equitable world.

Ford made the call in a statement in Abuja on Monday by Mr Steve Aborisade, Advocacy and Marketing Manager, AHF-Nigeria, in commemoration of International Women’s Day.

Ford said women played immeasurable roles in the society, adding that, “collectively we can create an inclusive world’’.

Ford expressed delight over women leaders, who performed exceptionally at all levels, stressing that in many parts of the world, women were often disproportionately affected by crises, such as COVID-19 and HIV.

“In achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world, AHF urges leaders at all levels of government, community and business on this IWD to “Keep the Promise” by striving for gender equality.

“Let’s do what is necessary to create a world that keeps women and girls safe and secure including ensuring…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria