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Event:  International Women’s Day
Date: Official commemorative event to celebrate International Women’s Day in Ghana on Thursday, 8 March 2018
Location:  Office of the First Lady Accra, Greater Accra
Description: Under the “The Rebecca Foundation”, the First Lady of the Republic HE Rebecca Akufo Addo is working with the UNFPA, to get girls to stay in school, especially in the poorest communities, by deploying community led strategies that would address this. As part of the 2018 International Women’s Day Celebrations, the First Lady would host an event, aimed at charging leading female and male Ghanaian voices to champion education for girls and women as a means of improving gender parity in Ghana towards national development
The Minister of Education, Minister of Gender, Children and Social protection and UNFPA representative are scheduled to interact with the audience.
Ms. Matilda Asante Asiedu is the Master of Ceremonies 
UNFPA will later in the afternoon, join a group of Kayayei in Agbogbloshie to celebrate the day under the theme: Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists transforming Women's Lives'. The opportunity is also be used to distribute dignity kits to them.