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Coco Ocean Celebrates Women in Africa!

My Magazine 2023/06
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Coco Ocean Resort & Spa proudly hosted the launching of the Gambian Chapter of the African Women Leaders' Network (AWLN) on May 16, 2023. The hotel's stunning architecture, beautiful gardens, and serene atmosphere provided the perfect setting for the launch of this important initiative.

The AWLN was launched in collaboration with the African Union Office of the Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security and UN Women. 

The event was led by the First Lady of the Republic of The Gambia, H.E Dr Fatoumatta Bah-Barrow and attended by ministers, governors, members of parliament, AU Special Envoy, Ambassadors, UN and ECOWAS officials and officials from Senegal, Liberia, South Africa and Germany.

The African Women Leaders' Network (AWLN) is a platform for African women leaders to connect, share experiences, and develop strategies for advancing women's leadership and participation in decision-making processes at all levels. The Gambian chapter was launched to support and empower women leaders in The Gambia, focusing on promoting their involvement in peacebuilding and conflict resolution efforts.

The First Lady, H.E Dr Fatoumatta Bah-Barrow, gave a powerful speech emphasising the importance of promoting women's leadership and participation in decision-making processes. She spoke about the challenges faced by women in The Gambia, including gender-based violence, lack of access to education and healthcare, and limited opportunities for economic empowerment.

Emphasis was placed on the need for women leaders to play a more active role in advancing peace and security on the continent and urged them to work together to address the root causes of conflict and violence.

The launch of the Gambian chapter of AWLN is an essential milestone in the country's efforts to promote gender equality and women's empowerment. It provided an opportunity for women leaders from different sectors to come together, share their experiences, and develop strategies for advancing women's leadership and participation in decision-making processes.

The launch of the Gambian chapter of AWLN at the Coco Ocean Resort & Spa was a truly memorable event and serves as a reminder of the importance of promoting women's leadership and participation in decision-making processes in Africa and beyond.

Coco Ocean Resort & Spa,  a luxurious beachfront hotel located in Bijilo, takes pride in hosting events that celebrate, uplift, empower and promote women from all backgrounds. They understand the importance of representation and are always willing to support initiatives that promote equality and inclusivity. 

If you're looking to host an event, there can be no better venue than Coco Ocean Resort & Spa! Contact us and let us help you organize your celebration, private or corporate event.

And if you want to book a room at Coco Ocean Resort & Spa, we are here for you. 

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