There is no doubt that being a woman in Nigerian politics comes with its own bag of stones. From facing physical and emotional threats to simply lacking the financial backing, the decision to take on Nigerian politics as a woman has not been easy. Thankfully, we have those who have done their part in making sure the road is more travelled. People, like Senator Florence Ita-Giwa.
On the International Women’s Day issue of Rubbin Minds, host – Vimbai Mutinhiri sits with the politician/activist to discuss women in the political space. They dive into the hardship women face, why she decided to go into politics in the first place and what gender equality in Nigerian politics should look like today.