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Enhancing the Participation of Women in the Electoral Process: A Town Hall Meeting

Enhancing the Participation of Women in the Electoral Process: A Town Hall Meeting

20-May-2022

REID in partnership with Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Abuja Nigeria, organized and facilitated a town hall meeting with women groups and gender focused CSOs for the enhanced participation of women in elections in collaboration with the Rivers State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

 

The town hall meeting with women groups and gender focused CSOs took place on the 8th of February, 2019 at the Viontel Hotel in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The meeting had in attendance over one hundred participants including representatives from women groups from LGAs across the state, representatives of gender focused CSOs, the print and electronic media, representatives of Accord for Community Development, representatives of INEC, representatives from the Ministry of Women Affairs in Rivers State, representative of the National Orientation Agency, representatives of the European Union (as observers), etc.

AIM OF THE MEETING

The aim of the meeting was to encourage women to come out en-masse and vote during the forthcoming general elections.