THE Association of Nigerian Women Business Network,ANWBN, has advocated for the recognition of women in policy making in the country. ANWBN, a coalition of 18 women business and professional associations formed in February 2013, through a program for women titled: “Enhancing the participation of Nigerian women in policy making” yesterday presented policy brief package to ICAN Enugu district to review. The policy brief after being reviewed by ICAN, will be submitted to the National Assembly before it could be passed into law, ANWBN spokesperson, Mrs Winifred Okeke, disclosed. According to the chairlady of NASME, Mrs. Winefred Okeke, who made the presentation to ICAN, ANWBN is a coalition of 18 women associations sponsored by Center for International Private Enterprises, CIPE. “The association is sponsored by Center for International Private Enterprises CIPE, with a mission to improve and encourage sustainable entrepreneurship development among women through advocacy in the six regions of the country. “We have been marginalised in policy making; we have capable women. I don’t know why government is not involving women in policy making,” she said.

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