Tag: Gender Equality Bill

“Islam is against men and women being equals” – gender equality bill suffers setback in Senate

The Senate on Wednesday, stepped down a bill meant to create equal opportunities for both the male and female gender in the country. The proposed legislation, sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi is titled, ‘A bill for an Act to make provisions for the empowerment of women and gender equality and[Read More…]

Ben Bruce Says He Was Abroad When Senators Debated On Gender And Equal Opportunity Bill

I support the Gender Equality #GEOBill. I was abroad with my Senate Cttee when it came up, but I've gotten assurances it will be represented — Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) March 17, 2016 The Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, Ben Murray-Bruce, has expressed his support for the Gender Equality Bill. Murray-Bruce[Read More…]

Senator Stella Adaeze Oduah Slams Colleagues For Killing Gender Equality Bill

The senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District, Senator Stella Oduah, on Thursday criticised her colleagues in the red chamber for shutting down the gender equality and opportunity bill. The bill, which was sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi from Ekiti South, seeks to promote equal opportunities, advancement of all persons, prohibition[Read More…]