National
Zziwa cautions women against corruption
Publish Date: Jul 22, 2014
Zziwa cautions women against corruption
East African Legislative Assembly Speaker Margaret Zziwa (left) shares a light moment with the executive director of Forum for Women in Democracy Patricia Munabi during the opening of the women in politics conference at Hotel Africana in Kampala on July 22, 2014. Photo/Francis Emorut
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By David Lumu and Francis

Women should be corrupt-free if they are to achieve 50/50 representation in leadership positions, the Speaker of East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Margaret Zziwa has advised.

“You should be corrupt-free and show compassion. The world must see a reason why women should become leaders,” Zziwa said.

Zziwa who survived impeachment was speaking during the opening of women in politics conference at Hotel Africana in Kampala on Tuesday.

She advised fellow women not to abuse the affirmative action that has been granted to them government but build on it to top leadership positions.

“Let’s not fight the affirmative action but use it for the good of women. A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush,” she said.

She also warned women not to pull down each other but support those who are in leadership position as they mentor others.
 

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
South Africa
SOUTH Africa''s acting High Commissioner to Uganda Wendy Swartz has rendered an "unreserved apology" to the continent for the spate of xenophobic attacks targeting African immigrants...
Govt accused of failing NEMA on kavera ban
Environmentalists have accused Government of frustrating efforts by National Environment Management Authority to ban the use of Kaveera...
Mulago needs testing facility for blood disorders
GOVERNMENT has been asked to set up a testing facility for patients with blood disorder commonly known as haemophilia at Mulago National referral hospital...
Kasese NRM youth storm CFO
DRAMA ensued on Friday when a group of youth stormed the home of the Kasese Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Kilembe Quarters in Kasese municipality demanding him to contest in 2016...
Catholic Church rules out boycotting 2016 polls
THE Catholic Church is to use its outreach platforms to engage its followers on the importance of voting and what they are required to do to exercise their right...
UCU joins fight against unemployment
IN a partnership with Uganda Manufacturers Association, the university has launched a department that will help graduates identify businesses ideas and create their own businesses...
Should African countries expel South Africans?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter