Relishing 2022 International Women’s Day Celebration In Abiriba

…Rural Women Seek Education, Training In Relevant Skills

Although the world at large celebrated the 2022 International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022, the dusts generated by the global event is yet to settle, especially in Abiriba Town, Abia State, where the local branch of the Nigeria Association of Rural Women (NARW) joined their counterparts in the city centers to make their voices heard.

This year’s celebration came with a global peace education conference for a sustainable world, and in Nigeria, it was organized by NARW, to signify the importance of women and the role of a disciplined well brought-up child to create a happy world.

The United Nations had designated 8th of March every year for government and charity organizations in various countries of the world to celebrate women, their achievements andto honor the rights of women, with the logo: ‘Love Breaks Barriers’.

According to the founder of NARW, Rev. (Dr.) Ada Amoji, while addressing rural women in Abiriba, Abia State, education and training in relevant skills is the most effective way to empower women in both urban and rural areas.

She added that education and skills acquisition would enable them to claim their rights and realize their potentials, thereby alleviating poverty, sicknesses and other social disorders.

The NARW boss further stressed that women need exposure to information technology for a better perspective of the new world, even as she disclosed that her group remained committed to works of righteousness, development and peace.

In her submission, the NARW Area Coordinator (Eastern Nigeria),Mrs. Goodness Ojukwu, advised the women to love and work together for the success of the community, and for a sustainable development and peaceful co-existence.

In the same vein, wife of the minister-in-charge of St. Peter’s Presbyterian Church, Abiriba, Elder (Mrs.) Precious Nwankwohighlighted the importance of moral virtues among women, young and old,urging them to shine as stars wherever they go.

Another speaker at the event,Mrs. Chinyere Onwuka, summed up by encouraging the mothers to take adequate care of their children as they are the future of the world.

The women were entertained by children from Peace Child Nigeria, as everyone had an awesome training on toilet and laundry soap production, courtesy of the Skills Acquisition Director, Pastor Christabel Amoji.


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