Beyond Her Role

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WAGES Project

Publication Type:
Case Study
Year Published:
2019
Project:
WAGES
Funder:
Global Affairs Canada
Author:
WUSC - CECI
Partner:
CECI (Centre for Intenationalonal Studies and Cooperation)
Country:
Ghana
Contact:
Emelia Ayipio Asamoah ([email protected])
Tags:
Economic Opportunities, Education, Empowerment, Gender Equality, Inclusive Decision Making, Local Governance, Sharing Knowledge, Youth, Youth Leadership

Esther Dadzie is senior mass education officer at the Social Welfare Department in Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality and is also the appointed gender desk officer for the Municipality. After undergoing gender equality training through the WAGES project, she developed confidence in herself to lead and facilitate community engagement activities. Today, she facilitates sessions with ease and is able to empower young women and youth to work through their problems and find solutions. Esther is also pursuing a counselling degree and is a part of the Fiaseman Mbaa Yiedie Kuo (FMYK) women’s support group, to mentor young women and youth to increase their participation in decision-making and local economic development.