Compendium des Compétences Féminines de Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire: Councilor Euphrasie Yao takes stock of the policy on equal opportunities, equity and gender


Guest of the show And if you told me the whole truth about Tv5 world, Saturday, October 19, 2019, Euphrasia Kouassi Yao, Special Advisor of the President of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire in charge of Gender and Woman leader, made the assessment its action program of gender and equal opportunities.
"The Unesco Chair (Water, Women and Decision-making Power) has been in existence for thirteen years. Its role was to create, to innovate programs that will reduce inequalities between the sexes. This is what we did in Ivory Coast. We drove almost all the policy, in liaison with the ministries. For example, the policy on equal opportunities, equity and gender; the solemn declaration of the president that brings the whole team to work on gender, gender, gender, women, peace and security in Africa ", explained the Special Adviser to the President of the Republic, Euphrasia Kouassi Yao .
Côte d'Ivoire is embroiled in this fight and is doing well in Africa and congratulated internationally for its programs that are school in some developed countries. "Many programs, which today are the pride of Côte d'Ivoire. We have trained and the gender tool is the key to the success of Africa's development, "she says. The UNESCO Chair has played its role, says the former Minister for the Promotion of Women, Family and Child Protection, and we are training gender engineers, program managers and the people in Côte d'Ivoire. Ivory.
Parity in the instances
The Council of Ministers of March 7, 2019 had adopted a bill establishing the representativeness of 30% of women in elected assemblies in Côte d'Ivoire. According to the spokesman of the Ivorian government, Sidi Tiémoko Touré, this decision comes to give the quintessential draft Constitution of the 3rd Republic voted in November 2016 "instituting measures for a better representation of women." The Ouattara government intends to make this decision a compass of good governance.
 "I am very happy with this bill. We have trained women so that they decide, dare and stand for elections or decision-making positions, "says the expert in Gender and Development, who hastens even that this decree is applied. "That the Independent Electoral Commission (CEI) is refusing political parties that will not come with women. They are still in stereotypes, disadvantaged women. When there is a successful woman, they begin to understand, "saying that" this law is welcome and congratulates the government. "
Speaking of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (Odd), the Compendium has worked hard to eradicate poverty and hunger in Côte d'Ivoire. More than 15,000 women participate in the Compendium, trained during the coaching sessions. The Compendium can contribute to the achievement of 12,000 Odd out of the 17 by the proposed strategies. Most of them are rural women leaders. "At the Odd level, there is peace. She's not coming from up there, she's from the community. Rural women and men together are elements that make up the Odd, "insisted the Special Adviser to the Head of State. The Compendium was voted Best African Program by its strategies.
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