Gender_Strategy_ECOWAS_Parliament 2010 – 2020

The Parliament has a crucial role to play in contributing to the development processes and addressing critical issues that affect its constituents. The Parliament has an important role to play in recognizing and enforcing gender-based laws such as CEDAW, UNSCR 1325; and also by passing gender responsive laws; parliament can ensure governments adopt policies that addresses the needs of both men and women.