Beuko, Ghana, 14 March 2018 – March 8 is International Women’s Day. The Day the World stands still to salute women all over and to reflect on the challenges they face in their quest for equal opportunity and therefore gender equality. In Ghana, stories about women, talks and social media messages on IWD flooded our airwaves and our media. As for me, I had to delete some content to make room for new ones to drop into my WhatApp. The messages were the same: Happy #IWD.
Officially, UNIC Accra, in partnership with a local NGO, Abibiman Foundation, organized an outreach in a local community outside Accra. It was a good idea to host the event outside Accra because much of the IWD attention was centred around urban communities with urban residents as target audience. Read more.