Hannah Tetteh says female MPsare underepresented

Hannah Tetteh says female MPsare underepresented

Foreign affairs minster, Hannah Tetteh has described women in parliament as an “endangered species”.

Speaking at a forum organized by the NGO, ABANTU for Development at Dodowa in Greater Accra, Hannah Tetteh cited the delay in the passage of women related bill as a sign that male parliamentarians are not interested in the welfare of women.

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“We have had the property rights of spouses bill that has been languishing in Parliament for a while now because there is no appetite for our male counterpart to push it forth,” she said.

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She argues that the number of women in Parliament do not constitute 20 percent and also, there is the need to have a female voice in every discussion as it represents everyone side.

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