Chigozie mentioned that commercial sex workers should not be provided with condoms by donor, but they rather take them off the street and empower them and that can be a contribution to the national development. Adding that “TEEDWOGA was among many organizations campaigning against the abortion bill and that we can support the destruction of lives we rather continue to advocate to ensure the lives of others are in better shape.”
She assured the public that this organization will continue to advocate for the right of women in Africa and that the advocate the organization engage is as a way of to attract support from women who have the capacity to provide for other women in society.
Hon. Marie Yansaneh encouraged women present to continue to work hard and that they themselves can do what men are doing, and that she is an example of a woman that was very perseverance as that is what earn her a lot of success. She mentioned “England is an example of how women are now occupying office of trust in society and soon America will follow such that is why a woman should not relent and must continue to empower themselves.”
GESSL representative and also an awardees’, Maryam Darwich, stated that their job is basically the empowering of girl child in the country and to find a way of educating girl child for a brighter future. She called on other organization to really focus on girl child empowerment which is very key instrument in a nation building.
The Human Rights Commissioner, Brima Sheriff, was among the awardees stated that work human right commission is doing is not for themselves, but to ensure the right of people are protected more especially the vulnerable in society that comprise women and children. He furthered that the issue of women are very serious that he as a commissioner has been treated with respect and that is why he has been awarded.