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Swiss Ambassador advocates collaborative efforts for Gender Equality at Women of Valour 2024 launch

Switzerland’s Ambassador to Ghana, Simone Giger, has underscored the imperative of collective action in advancing gender equality within Ghana. 

Addressing attendees at the launch of Women of Valour 2024, Ambassador Giger lauded the dedication, courage, and resilience exhibited by Ghanaian women and girls.

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In her remarks, Ambassador Giger emphasized the necessity for concerted and intentional efforts to address gender disparities, stressing that such disparities impede Ghana‘s progress towards achieving greater gender equality. She urged women to unite, form alliances, and actively pursue gender equality initiatives.

Reflecting on successful strategies from other nations, Ambassador Giger highlighted the pivotal role of grassroots movements led by women. She expressed admiration for platforms like Women of Valour, which provide a space for women to inspire each other, share experiences, and collaborate on meaningful projects.

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Ambassador Giger commended Women of Valour for its impactful work in empowering women and nurturing future leaders. The initiative, spearheaded by television personality Nana Aba Anamoah, aims to showcase success stories, offer mentorship, and empower women to reach their full potential.

The upcoming second edition of Women of Valour promises to feature prominent speakers, including award-winning movie director Shirley Frimpong-Manso, iconic Nigerian actress Rita Dominic, and renowned South African TV presenter Bonang Matheba. Additional speakers will include Sika Goka, CEO of SG Etiquette Consulting, and Obuobia Darko-Opoku, founder of Ignite Youth Empowerment Initiative.

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The event is scheduled to take place at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) auditorium on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 9:00 AM. With a diverse lineup of speakers and a focus on empowerment and collaboration, the Women of Valour initiative aims to inspire positive change and foster greater gender equality in Ghana.

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