Congress / Morocco
Women from 27 African countries are presently in Rabat, Morocco, where the 11th Expo Dar Maalma Exhibit and 2nd African Women Artisans Congress is ongoing.
The event which kicked off on Monday 25th November features Lectures, exhibition and networking.
The president of the network of Women Artisans of Morocco, Fawzia Talout Meknassi, urged African leaders to implement programs that would promote the empowerment of women in Africa.
According to her, the empowerment of African women would bring about the needed development in the continent.
In her reaction, the general secretary of the network, Bouchra Chakir called on women to embrace technologies especially in the area of arts and craft to grow their businesses.
The theme of the conference is ‘Complementary African Women Artisans in the digital era’ and the Congress is on till December 1. Highlights of the event includes Dinner, prize giving, fashion festival and parade. See Photos below:
Source: Cov / Ukoma