African Elders and Women Intercultural Dialogue

African Elders and Women Intercultural Dialogue

The maiden edition of this event was held at Accra International Conference Centre Ghana on 25th April 2017 at the Accra International Conference center , its an advocacy event for socio-cultural equity of African girl child, women and youths in the continent .                                            

The African Women Intercultural Dialogue discuss, investigate and proffers solutions to  intercultural and trans-cultural practices that limits the participatory abilities of women in national and human developmental projects, as well as acts and social arrangements that condones all forms of violence against women in the larger social structure.

United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO),African Women Development Fund (AWDF), Institute of Economic Affairs Ghana participated and collaborated with us for the success of the event in Ghana

Representative of Diaspora Africans at the African Union Ambassador Dr. Erieka Bennett and Mr Carl Ampah of UNESCO Ghana was the chairperson of the Accra Dialogue in 2017.
In the year 2018-the African Elders and Women Intercultural Dialogue was held at the National Center For Women Development Abuja Nigeria on 25th September 2018 in collaboration with UNWomen, UNESCO,UN-IOM Nigeria and More

More prominent African voices and institutions participated in the intercultural dialogue in 2018 which creating an enabling platform in which Iconic Africans drawn from different facets of our society  comes together to discuss on the links of Negative cultural  practice to the contemporary challenges and under-development of the modern African girl child and woman.

The dignitaries to chair this dialogue and  grace the event in person are  former Vice President and mother of the Gambia Struggle, Her Excellency Mrs. Fatoumata Tambajang Jallow and wife of former Vice President of Nigeria , Her Excellency Mrs. Amina Titi Abubakar both co-chaired the 2018 Dialogue in Abuja.

UN Women Organization, West African Women Association Nigeria (WAWA)an aegis of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS),  National Agency For Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons Nigeria (NAPTIP)  and more collaborated with us for the success of the 2nd edition held in Nigeria.
The 2019 Edition slated for South Africa was cancelled for safety of he participants because of the xenophobia attacks on foreigners in September of the same year.
The 2020 Edition which was to be held in Ghana  was cancelled because of Covid 19 Pandemic.

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