Eleanor Nwadinobi Visits Buhari, Calls For An End To Violence On Women

LAGOS MARCH 13TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Founding Co-Chair of the Every Woman Treaty Steering Committee,  Dr. Eleanor Nwadinobi was received by President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria at the Aso Villa for International Women’s Day 2020.

Dr. Nwadinobi is the first Nigerian to serve as President of the Medical Women’s International Association. She recently served as a coauthor of the Safer Sooner Report, released on February 20, 2020.

Talking on Twitter, Buhari wrote;”It was my pleasure to receive Dr Eleanor Nwadinobi at the State House today. She is the first Nigerian elected President of the Medical Women’s International Association, in its 100 years of existence. Her great achievements should make all of us proud as Nigerians.

 “The story of Dr Nwadinobi’s career and what she has been able to accomplish thus far is commendable and must be celebrated, and I pray for many more years of accomplishments.”

 From Nwandinobi’s remarks to President Buhari: “This year marks the 25th anniversary of the landmark Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. The time is now to dismantle obstacles facing women and girls for too long. The history of violence experienced by generations of women and girls – including that which occurs in our homes and public space – must end, and be prevented for our children and grandchildren.

“Nigeria is in a unique position to galvanize nations to lead the global call for a treaty to end violence against women and girls.”

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