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Commemoration of International Women’s Day
March 12, 2020

On March 9, the American Mission in Conakry hosted a reception at the residence of Ambassador Simon Henshaw to commemorate the International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. Some 50 distinguished guests, mostly women, discussed and exchanged on the progress made in the struggle for women’s empowerment in Guinea.

Ambassador Henshaw hailed the achievements and successes of women and reiterated his commitment to promoting women’s independence and encouraging partnership with women entrepreneurs. Three outstanding women, Maimouna Diakhaby, Yaya Barry and Kadiatou Konate, shared their experiences and contributions for the empowerment of girls and women in Guinea.