Mr. Chinaka Iwuoha happy as UNESCO confirms participation for All Africa Media Network International women conference

www.odogwublog.com reports that the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO has confirmed their participation in African women Intercultural Dialogue an  educative event being put together by All Africa Media Network To mark the 2017 International women's day Celebration in Africa on March 8 at the Accra International  Conference Centre.

The Authority reports that the 8th of March every year is inaugurated by the United Nations as a day with which to celebrate and create political and social awareness on the struggles and accomplishments of women globally.

The African women intercultural dialogue is an event in which Iconic Africans drawn from diverse facets of African society and beyond are to come together and explore cultural issues contributing to Under-development of the African woman and girl-child.

The Intercultural dialogue shall investigate negative cultural practices that condones violence against women and deliberate with leaders of the social institutions that its hinged on be it religious, cultural or social.
The organizers of the event intend to come out from the dialogue with a blueprint  with which to overhaul  practices like child marriages, female genital mutilation , denial of women the right to inheritance and to own lands, and also  preserve  positive cultural norms from the ever evolving cross -cultural clashes between inter-cultures and  propagate cross cultural intelligence and positive cultural exchange.

This exchange is expected to enrich the audience and concerned citizens and leaders of social institutions like labour unions, religious organizations, civic society leaders, heads of market women associations, activists, opinion moulders, African first ladies, women in politics and country representatives of International organizations that works in the field of gender, culture and child rights, cultural leaders from different regions in Africa and beyond.

In his official response to the event organizers, the head of Mission UNESCO Ghana  Mr. Tirso Dos Santos emphasized the importance of the dialogue saying that UNESCO considers gender issues an important dimension in its operations and will participate in the dialogue"  .
The program coordinator of All Africa Media Network Mr. Chinaka Iwuoha also disclosed that they are open to support sponsorship and collaboration from corporate organizations, civil societies and interested individuals to ensure a successful dialogue.

Soren Kierkegaard International Academic Society Africa, leadership development foundation for civic literacy and Society for Social right and civic literacy have also declared their participation and unalloyed support to the initiative.


Mr. Chinaka Iwuoha happy as UNESCO confirms participation for All Africa Media Network International women conference Mr. Chinaka Iwuoha happy as UNESCO  confirms participation for All Africa Media Network International women conference Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Monday, January 16, 2017 Rating: 5

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