Celebrating International Women's Day in Savelugu

What does equality of opportunity look like for men and women? To celebrate International Women's Week, our volunteers held an event in the community of Savelugu in Northern Ghana.

The event, organised by volunteers working on our Non Formal Education Divison projects, invited all female members of our Income Generation Groups to discuss women’s rights (and barriers to equality) in a workshop in the morning. In the afternoon, the event celebrated the rights of women, their successes and their achievements.

 

#Repost @nfedinternationalservice with @repostapp ・・・ Fati spent her youth struggling to go to school. She worked long hours and made a lot of sacrifices. Now she's a nurse and an advocate for female education, empowering young girls and making sure that others have the opportunities that she did not. @ics_uk @nfedinternationalservice @internationalservice #ghana #africa #empowerment #nurse #volunteering #inspirational #femaleeducation #heforshe #internationalwomensday #ICS #internationalservice #thinkgloballyactlocally

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#iwd2016 in #Ghana with @nfedinternationalservice @ics_uk teams from Savelugu and Tolon getting to know the female members of the income generation groups from six Savelugu communities. Activities included a #womensrights workshop and a celebration of the successes of the women. All 79 women expected were in attendance #pledgeforparity #planet5050

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You can check out lives updates from our Non Formal Education Division (NFED) in Tolon here: