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Female Leaders Fear Women Being Sidelined in Nigeria's 2019 Elections

Nigerian women risk being sidelined in elections next year, said female leaders, calling for greater training and support in a country where about only one in 20 lawmakers are female. Few women are likely to win seats in Nigeria's 2019 general elections due to discrimination, a lack of will from political parties and a shortage of female candidates, politicians and civil society leaders said. "Every party wants to put its best foot forward, and we are not sure that many are...

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