Amnesty International Ghana celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March 2022 at Adawso in the Eastern Region. There were 120 participants made up of the Queen mothers of Adawso traditional area, the Presbyterian Women Association-Adawso, some Basic and Junior High School students, a singing...
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