As part of activities outlined to commemorate the 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD), the Department of Gender under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) with support from Crossroads International and STAR-Ghana Foundation, embarked on a Walk through some principal streets on Wednesday 8th March, 2023.
The event, which was marked under the theme: ” DigitAll: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality” together with the campaign hashtag – #EmbraceEquit#, sought to recognize the contribution of women and girls around the world who are the driving forces for leading innovation and technological advancements for transformative technology and digital education.
In her keynote address, the Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Francisca Oteng Mensah commended the Ministry, Stakeholders and partners for participating in the National ‘Equity Walk’ which demonstrate their readiness to embrace gender equity.
According to her women across the world gets an opportunity to be celebrated each year for their continuous strive for excellence, dexterity and hard work.
She noted that this year’s commemoration present all the opportunity to delve into the emerging gender issues concerning technology and innovation so as to address them.
Some Development Partners present offered solidarity messages on the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2023.