The Gender Ministry of Ghana on International Women's Day has advised women not rushed into marriage.
Celebrating this year's International Women's Day with the National Association of Health Students Association, an event organised by the Women's Commissioner of the Association, Gladys Rockson, at School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences Exam Hall. Korle-Bu under the theme "Achieving a Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health; The role of women in Health", a representative from the Ministry of Gender, Florence Ayisi Quartey said most ladies rush into marriages at a tender age which does not help them achieve their potentials.
According to her, marriage comes with planning and their inability to plan hinders them from becoming the woman they wished to be.
Speaking on reproductive health, she said there is a need for women to take a keen interest in how they educate themselves on the various health issues related to them.
She added that men are not left out of the discourse because how to inform men are, greatly determine the extent of success in this reproductive health agenda.
Florence Ayisi Quartey also debunked claims that women are their own enemies, she said during her career most of the challenges she faces are things done by men to bring her down.
She encourages women to work hard to achieve their potentials as most of the population of the country is made of women.