Enhance the visibility, participation and leadership of women in the management of public and private affairs
Provide useful information to the President of the Republic for recruitment, appointment or representation
Identify areas where women are under represented in order to encourage corrective measures in the sense of fairness and social justice
Promote networking among women
The Ivory Coast has ratified most international texts relating to equal opportunities including CEDAW, the Beijing Platform for Action, Solemn Declaration of the Heads of States of the African Union on gender.
At the national level, are: the Solemn Declaration on Gender, Equity and Gender, The National Policy Paper on Gender and several measures to reduce social disparities.
Nevertheless, analysis of the current situation reveals the existence of gender inequalities between women and men.
To address this issue, the President of the Republic has implemented the Compendium of Women Skills Ivory Coast (COCOFCI), a program overseen by the Special Adviser in charge of Gender and Social Affairs, and coordinated by the Holder the UNESCO Chair "Water, Women and Decision Power" in order to map the competent Ivorian women.
Officially launched October 4, 2011, the objective is to COCOFCI among others:
Women of high level, young women graduates, women of all levels who excel in their sectors of activity.Inscription