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Fight harmful practices with August meeting, Abia women told

The wife of Abia State Governor, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu, has asked women in the state to use the annual August Women Conference to deliberate on ways of eliminating harmful practices against them. 

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Speaking during the flag-off of this year’s edition of the August meeting on the theme, ‘Sustainable Empowerment for Rural Women,’ Mrs Ikpeazu said August meetings had always been a platform for women to discuss some communal matters and to do fund raising program to carry out community projects, and that this year’s August meeting should provide opportunity for the women to learn skills, improve themselves and deliberate on ways of eliminating obnoxious practices against them.

Also speaking, the wife of the chairman of Isialangwa North  Local Government Area, Mrs Ugochi Onwusibe, commended the wife of the governor for bringing this year’s August meeting ‘to the doorsteps of the rural people.’

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