Women Participation to Sustain Environmental Development to Achieve the Millennium Goals Through Gender Equality and Good Governance

Uchechukwu Linda Anaeto, Angelina Oyibo Asoegwu


This paper presents the highlights on how women participation in governance will sustain environmental development to achieve the millennium goals. It will include the gender equity and good governance for action. The study goes further to provide provocative insights on what action and reflection that should be followed to achieve this because equity. Mutualism, justice, self-reliance sustainability and peace are parts of the bedrock to achieve the millennium goals. However, in the past and even now, some women succumbed to the patterns enshrined by men which hinged on their domination of most of the environmental assignments and achievements whereas, the women have in their simplicity and innocence been interacting with the environment and the development process wherein, without realizing that they are the key and major player as in determining the future of the world; it is said , when a woman, is trained a nation is trained, this topic will be eruditely. Finally recommendations were made for a way forward.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n5p157

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