Advancing the full participation of girls and women is not only a matter of human rights; it is also a strategic global imperative.
Growing up, “we” was a word I was taught to use much more often than “me”. I was raised in an environment where a strong emphasis was placed on my family and my community, and social justice and civic engagement define who I am.
During Women’s History Month at the Clinton Foundation, we were reminded that it’s important to recognize the progress we’ve made when it comes to achieving the full participation of women and girls across all sectors, as well as the gaps that still remain.
This Women’s History Month we were proud to launch The Full Participation Report and noceilings.org to share data on the status of women and girls over the last 20 years.
Lustia Nkhoma is a role model for women and girls in Malawi, and a leader in agricultural development. Lustia manages the agricultural extension team with the Clinton Development Initiative (CDI) in central Malawi.