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Akatsi Assembly has neglected us… Market women allege Volta Region branch of the Women in Law and Development in Africa (WILDAf) has embarked on an intensive educational programme dubbed, “We know politics,” which is aimed at encouraging women to actively participate in politics, by expressing their views on issues that affect their lives.
The programme, which also seeks to educate women on their rights, as well as civic responsibilities, created the opportunity for them to say what they would expect an incoming government to do for them.

Speaking at a recent educational programme for women, at the Akatsi market in the Akatsi District, they accused the District Assembly of neglecting them.

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