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UDS gender policy favors females-registrar insist


Assistant Registrar of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Ms Stephany Adongo, has assured the university will give opportunities to qualify female’s admission-seekers.

The university gender policy, she explained, offers greater chances to females seeking admission in medicine and other programs. 

She was presenting a topic; the role of university communities towards ensuring gender equality at an Amnesty International forum to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day at Nyankpala.

This year’s International Women’s Dayis on the theme; Women in Leadership, Achieving Equality in a Covid-19 World. Ms Stephaniecalled for a second look at a practice in northern Ghana where men virtually claim ownership of women properties.

Sharing her personal experience, she recounted how she gave money to her husband to buy a land and strangely, the man rather put his name in the land documents and when she raised concerns, it became big issue and was eventually settled in court.

Ms Stephane advised women to change their attitude towards time management and do not allow their dressing to consume their productive time.

The UDS assistant registrar pleaded with women to enhanced their knowledge on technology, especially now that everything is becoming technological driven since the outbreak of Covid-19.

Director at Third Trimester Field Practical Program (TTFPP) directorate, Prof Francis Obeng who spoke on behalf of the UDS-Nyankpala campus Principal Professor George Nyarko told the students that, COVID-19 has presented many challenges to the world and women being very innovative should capitalized on it for the good of everyone. 

According to professor Obeng, Technology innovation is proven to be the alternative way during Covid-19 and women can use in their respective key roles in the society.

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