Women Empowerment in Africa: Does Africa celebrate women leaders enough?

South African Home Affairs Minister Dlamini-Zuma addresses the media during leaders meeting at the African Union in Addis Ababa
Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma -Chairperson of the African Union Commission

African leaders will meet in South Africa between 7-15 of this month for the 25th African Union Summit.

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Catherine Samba-Panza (born 26 June 1954) is the interim president of the Central African Republic and the first woman to hold the post

The Theme of the summit this year is: “Year of Women Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063”

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Joyce Banda is the former president of Malawi. She was also Malawi’s first female president and second on the African continent

 

As we forward to the summit we first ask:

Has Africa done well at empowering women and does Africa celebrate and support the continents women leaders enough?

Please share your thoughts on weather Africa celebrates women leaders enough?

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Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the 24th President of Liberia and Africa’s first democratically elected female Head of State