- A group of women lawyers are in Ghana to participate in activities closely linked to the Year of Return agenda
- They partook in the third edition of the e-Ananse book reading in Osu on Wednesday, August 21, 2019
- They took the opportunity to celebrate the life and works of the late novelist, essayist, editor, teacher, and professor emeritus, Toni Morrison
In a bid to join in the celebration of 2019 as the Year of Return, a team of African-American legal practitioners took part in an e-Ananse Book Reading project.
On Wednesday, August 21, 2019, they took part in the third edition of the e-Ananse book reading in Osu, Accra.
The event, which was themed, “Celebration of Toni Morrison”, was successful partly because of the presence of the lawyers from New York.
Starrfm.com.gh reports that the Institute of International Affairs (IIA) hosted the lawyers who are members of the Association of Black Woman Attorneys (ABWA) in New York.
The team took the opportunity to pay tribute to the renowned writer, Toni Morrison.
According to them, the trip to Ghana also gave them the opportunity to connect with their heritage.
In other news, some Nigerian women are being used by smugglers, madams and ‘priests’ in Ghana.
A network of people who transform them into prostitutes manipulate them to do their bidding.
A woman identified as Jennifer, reveals that she spent a few weeks in Kumasi in the Ashanti region, and worked as a prostitute in order to make money for her handlers.
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