- Former deputy communications minister is calling on women to actively participate in politics
- Victoria Hamma believes women's participation will help boost Ghana's economy
Remember the former deputy communications minister, Victoria Hammah? Well, she has hit the cameras years after her resignation and it's now about the advocacy for women to venture into politics.
Speaking at a public forum on women empowerment, Victoria Hammah decried the low number of women currently in the political environment of the country.
According to her, women's participation in the political arena will significantly contribute to the socio-economic development of Ghana.
“It is much more than just symbolism. It will contribute immensely in reshaping the public psychic about the potential women in all spheres of life and a positive recognition of their status and dignity. It will motivate more women to stand up to the challenge in engaging in active public life,” she asserted.
Victoria Hammah is currently the executive director of the Progressive Organisation for Women's Advancement (POWA) - a women's rights group which champions the interest of women.
Victoria got fired from her post as deputy communications minister in the erstwhile Mahama administration after a leaked tape about her wanting to rake a million dollars before quitting politics went viral.
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