Ghana: Women in Ghana - Progress, but Important Challenges Remain – AuthenticAfrican

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[The Conversation Africa] Four years after gaining independence, Ghana acknowledged women's contribution and activism by establishing the National Council of Women in 1960. The purpose of the council was to acknowledge the contribution and activism of women in Ghana's independence struggle. It was meant to empower and benefit women, for example by establishing vocational training centres and day care centres.