First Ladies Weah, Macron Agree To Work Together -To explore possibilities for women empowerment In Liberia

First Lady, Mrs. Clar Marie Duncan-Weah made maximum use of her time on the margins of the recently ended Generation Equality Forum in Paris, France, to hold fruitful discussion with her French counterpart, Mrs. H.E. Brigitte Macron at the Palais de L’Elysee, ending the meeting with an agreement to explore possibilities and opportunities to seek for the financially empowerment of Liberian women.

According the a dispatch from the office of the Liberian First Lady, while making her input on the discussion that centered around the advancement of gender equality, women empowerment and other specific issues germane to women and girls, Mrs. Weah told Mrs. Macron about the multiple challenges and hardships faced by the women and girls in Liberia and the efforts she continues to make to promote the advancement of women and girls in Liberia.

She informed her French counterpart that her focus is not limited to women and girls alone, but rather her various initiatives to support the advancement of women and young people. She also informed Mrs. Macron about the work of the Clar Hope Foundation, her pet project and its achievements in Liberia.

Madam Weah, during the course of their discussion, took her time to highlight Liberia’s beauty as a nation with its virgin beaches, waterfalls, rivers and lagoons with vast resources, and called upon Mrs. Macron to see Liberia as such and help as France is working and assisting in development of other nations.

Mrs. Macron, for her part, told Mrs. Weah of similar project she is undertaking in France, where she set up a vocational training school for girls over the age of 25 years to complement the efforts of an already existing one that deals with unemployed youth between the ages of 18 and 25

The dress code of Mrs. Weah attracted her admiration and said she was rather surprised at the multiple hats worn by First Lady Weah and promised to assist the efforts in Liberia.

First Lady Weah accompanied President Weah to the Generation Equality Forum in Paris, France held in June, 2021.

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