Advancement is one common goal of groups and nations. Its direct effect on society cannot be over-emphasized, hence the argument for the holistic contribution from every segment. In Opobo kingdom, a community described as disadvantaged, the low participation of women in the development and advancement of the kingdom is regarded as a bane militating against the complete advancement of the society. To ameliorate this, this paper examines the impediments and posits a change of attitude if the challenge of advancement is perceived as a collective effort of all stakeholders.
Key words: Advancement, impediments, Opobo kingdom, women participation in development.
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