By Washington Tumay Watson –email@example.com
MONROVIA-Several Political Parties Women Congress have vowed to uphold peace and stability ahead of the 23 general and presidential elections.
The political party’s women were speaking Thursday during a one day dialogue and Networking session with women in Politics, organized by the Angie Brooks International Center under the project: sustainable and inclusive peace in Liberia through Promoting women leadership and participation in civic and political life and their strengthened role in conflict resolution.
Some of the political parties that, the National Patriotic Party, All Liberian Party, Liberia Transformation Party, All Liberian Coalition Party, the National Union of Liberia, Victory for Change among others
The Women in Politics said it was vital for the women of the various political parties to get involve in substantiating and safeguarding the country’s peace and stability.
According to them protection the peace of the country during the general and presidential elections clearly show that the country believe in the democratization as the way forward and not violence.
The Political Parties Women affirmed to create awareness among the youth with in their respective communities and political parties as well as their families on the significant of upholding the peace.
The Political Parties Women also expressed gratitude to the Angie Brooks International Center for what they called opening their eyes to leadership and how they can protect the peace of the country.
They indicated that family play the most critical role in mitigating peace with in the country.
Speaking the Establishment Coordinator of the Angie Brooks International Center Cllr. Yvette Chesson-Wureh challenged the political party’s women to go for the top positions with in their respective parties.
She said if the women take on the leadership of the political parties those men with in their political parties will not have the ability to marginalize them as they alluded to during their deliberation.
Cllr. Chesson-Wureh told the political parties women not to allow themselves to only be restricted to women wine.
During the dialogue, Cllr Frances Johnson –Allison disclosed that the intention of electing people in the political positions such as president , vice president, senators and Representatives were to protect their interest and provide an embalming environment for the citizens to live a decent live.
She said with the situation in Liberia political process, those elected officials are only seeking their personal interest to enrich themselves and forget about the majority.
The Former Chief Justice and former Chairperson of the National Elections Commission called on the women of Liberia to make the rightful decision during the 2023 general and presidential elections.