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Kuapa Kokoo’s First Female President

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 26th August, 2010 | No Comments

46003_441583606504_69371621504_4709635_7897373_nFor women, the road to equality has been a long (and continuous) struggle. Today marks the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote. And while women in the U.S. celebrate Women’s Equality Day, the Fair Trade cocoa cooperative in Ghana, Kuapa Kokoo marked a major milestone in the cooperative’s history by electing their first woman president, Christiana Ohene Agyare.