FIDA’s work with FES is to advocate for the passage of the Affirmative Action Bill into law. An Affirmative action law holds the key to addressing the ten critical areas of concern identified in the Women’s manifesto. With affirmative action law, specific disadvantages to women in decision making will be dismantled, and will impact on all other spheres of influence where women are marginalized. Furthermore, the AAB provides the key to retuning Ghanaian institutions and attitudes steeped in patriarchy. Finally, the existence of an Affirmative Action Law will ensure that the next generation of Ghanaian women and girls will not settle for less.

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