The former president of the country, Joyce Banda has called upon women in politics to promote and encourage fellow women move up the ladder of success in the world of politics.
Banda made the remarks in New York when she was promoting the involvement of women in politics.
This monthn Former President Joyce Banda had a busy week in and around New York Promoting Women’s Rights under the theme ‘Women In Leadership Role’.
She spoke also on Moral Leadership as a Pre-requisite for Economic Growth and Development and Peace in Africa (the type of Leadership that Serves the people as opposed to self serving leadership.
She said: “Lack of Economic Empowerment, Lack of training , Name calling and abuse are some of the negative things that deter professional women from joining mainstream politics especially in Africa.
“The advantage of female leaders is that they propel and promote Women and Children issues as they are Servant Leaders, the world should therefore encourage and support Women to get into leadership and stay the cause even in the event of victimization,” she appealed, adding:
“When Women Climb Up the Success Ladder they should not knock the Ladder down but help other women climb up too.”
Dr Joyce Banda Co-Chaired some meetings with President Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia as Pioneers in Women Leadership.
Banda has recently joined Club De Madrid which is a gathering of Former Presidents.