Standup for Women Society, condemns Kidnapping, banditry, criminality
Against the incessant killings, kidnapping, banditry and other issues that have continued to threaten the corporate existence of Nigeria, a non – governmental organization, Standup for Women Society ( SWS ) has led its voice to condemn act, as its affecting the women folks in the country.
The National President of the Standup For Women Society ( SWS ) Barr. Abosede Deborah Ijadele – Adetona spoke during the inauguration of the women organization which has no affiliation with the National Council For Women Society, but only partners with other women organizations, said the body was poised to partner with any organization and governments to put a stop the avalanche of menace that the nation is currently grappling with, saying as a group they will continue advocate for the right of Women, right to live a life free from violence, slavery , right to be educated, the right to earn a fair and equal wage,the right to property , the right to expression and freedom to vote and be voted for.
She said Standup for women society is a net working forum created as an umbrella to promote women affairs and influence the minds, actions and practices of the general public at various government levels to support and ensure fair share responsibilities to women .
” the group is also to enhance and encourage women to have confidence , freedom of choice,freedom from violence and attack.In achieving our goals,no woman or girl would be left behind” she said.
She berated various Non – governmental organization that are involve in frauds, who after collecting funds divert it to their personal use, to the detriment of genuine ones who embark on women women emancipation and rights.
Also speaking , the state Chairperson of SWS, Eunice Nnachi informed Bayelsa chapter that from name of the organization , it could be adduced that its sole aim is to fight for women rights , ensure that the place of the women in the society is upheld, advocating for women ,s rights and total development, protecting and planing for women to participate in public matters in the society.
In her votes of thanks, the South – South Coordinator of the Standup for Women Society ( SWS) Liberator Timi Jombo Idoko urged the newly inaugurated executive council to live up to expectations and shun dabbling into responsibilities which are outside their jurisdictions, and solicited for the cooperation of members to ensure the progress of the body.