Member of Parliament for the Klottey Korle constituency in the Greater Accra region, Dr Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings has called for support for women in all spheres of life to help promote and create an equal and a just society.
According to her when women do well the family does well therefore it is important to empower women especially those in politics.
The MP made the call during an interaction with members of the student’s house of Parliament of Accra Technical University in Parliament when they visited the legislature to farmiliarise with its workings.
Dr Zanetor urged the students to eschew looking down on women and protect them against abuse.
Responding to questions from the students on challenges she encountered before becoming an MP, she said it was a tough journey, but ‘’when you believe in your vision, you will overcome’’.
She encouraged the students to take their studies as well as their membership of the student’s Parliament to enable them becomes efficient and effective representatives of their people in future.
The KlotteyKorle lawmaker challenged the media to help change the disconnect and misconception associated with women in politics and help close the inequality gap.
The Speaker of the Accra Technical University Student’s house of Parliament, Anita Nhyira Bondze said the visit was aimed at helping the student Parliamentarians observe Parliamentary proceedings to be abreast with its rudiments.
The visit she noted will enlighten their horizon to better appreciate what they do as student Parliamentarians whiles preparing themselves as future lawmakers .
The student expressed joy at the exposure gathered as a result of the visit which they noted will enhance their experience during local sittings.
Second Deputy Major Chief Whip, Gertrude Norkye Osei thanked the MP for her words of encouragement.
By Christian Kpesese / ghanamps.com