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West Africa: Working Women of Transport Sector of West Africa and Center in Seminar in Lome

The 36 hard-working women of the transport sector of the West African under-area and the center, members of the ITF (International Federation of the Workmen of Transport), are since Tuesday March 04, in seminar in Lome for four days. Its main topic is "To reinforce the female leadership to build trade unions of strong transport and to fight against sexual violence and the VIH/SIDA".

This seminar, according to the national Coordinator of ITF-Togo, Mr. Emmanuel Agbénou, has two principal objectives. The first is to reinforce the capacities of fifteen ITF women in female leadership in the trade unionism, and second is about the celebration of the international day of the woman, next 8th March 2014.

During the four days, these women will deal with all questions about female leadership as well within their trade unions, in the places of work, but also how to put consequent means at contribution to support the activities of the women.

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