Gender balance means human resources and equal participation of women and men in all areas of work, projects or programmes.
According to Bloomberg, recent research from the World Economic Forum indicates it will take 202 years for women to achieve economic gender parity. Despite progress and positive trends overall, the gap in economic opportunity between genders remains the disparity that will take the longest to close completely.
For lawyers in Nigeria, this is a big issue and always been the topic in different legal fora, especially by Nigerian lawyers, and even non-lawyers as well. Likewise this is going to be a huge topic at the upcoming NBA Conference starting on Friday, 22nd October, 2021.
All lawyers are allowed to encouraged to participate in the session on Tuesday, 26th October, 2021.