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NES 2022: What Nigerian govt must do to improve women’s economic empowerment – Experts

Experts at the 63rd conference of the Nigerian Economic Society (NES) have advised the Nigerian government on the need to empower women economically through financial inclusion and accurate presentation of data on rapid economic growth.

The conference, which was supported by the Development Research and Projects Centre (DRPC), looked at Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE), and how it affects the Nigerian economy.

The conference was held at the Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria in Kano, between Wednesday and Friday, with the theme ‘Fiscal Sustainability and Policy Response for Economic Recovery in Nigeria’.

The Founder of TSE Foundation, Sophia Essahmed, said empowering women gives them self-worth, the right to have determined choices and access to opportunities and resources. She said financial inclusion plays a key role in achieving women’s economic empowerment.

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