The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of Women. 

Wife of Osun State Governor, Chief (Mrs) Titilola Adeleke in collaboration with the Ministry of Women Affairs, Children and Social Affairs organized a side event alongside two other NGOs (Nurses Across Boarders and Women in Development and Environment with the UN Women) at the women summit currently holding in New York City, USA
The summit has as its theme; “Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress“ with a sub theme: Enhancing Gender Equality, Access to Land and Habitat Rights to Accelerate Poverty Eradication, Women Active Participation in Politics and Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS)
Leading a delegation of women from Osun State to the summit in New York City,USA, the wife of the Governor ,Chief (Mrs) Titilola Adeleke raised many concerns over various challenges militating against the growth and advancement of women
in several positions of trust, just as she flayed many other areas affecting their progress.
Mrs Adeleke affirmed that, empowerment of women is not just of moral importance but one with immense economic and social impacts on the society.
The wife of the Governor who also reiterated her continuous commitment to empowering women thereby making them self sustainable and financially independent, strongly advocated for gender equality .
     She similarly urged concerned stakeholders to join hands in putting at bay gender inequality and other vices undermining the advancement of women.
In her remarks, wife of the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Osun State, Dr (Mrs) Balikis Akinleye charged women to develop themselves so as to be above all odds hampering their growth and be ready to take opportunities in order to showcase the beauty and abundance of their unique features to the world.
In the same vein, the wife of the Head of Service, Dr (Mrs) Mojisola Aina in a paper  titled, “Localizing the United Nations affirmative Action- Osun State Initiative, problems, progress and Prospects” highlighted various steps Osun State Government has taken in ensuring equal and unhindered opportunities aimed at  prioritizing the inclusivity of Women in all things that are development oriented for women.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs, Children and Social Welfare, Mrs Abimbola Babatunde also in a paper she delivered titled “Enhancing Women’s Participation and Representation in Political Leadership Positions to Accelerate Gender Equality and Implementation of the SDGs” called for prompt collaboration of all stakeholders in ensuring gender equality and the implementation of sustainable development goals.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Children Affairs, Alhaja Temilade Khaleed buttressed the need for all women to be more active in frontline roles as women have proven to be better administrators and managers of resources .
In her closing remarks, Director, Gender Affairs, Mrs Lola Adewale stated the need for increasing women’s participation in political leadership as a vital step towards achieving gender equality.
She used the occasion to  canvass for the creation of a more equitable society where opportunities are made accessible to all, regardless of gender.

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