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Global women praise Prez Sirleaf at G7 forum

President Sirleaf at the Women  conference in Berlin, Germany
President Sirleaf at the Women conference in Berlin, Germany

( 22, 2015)-President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has been praised for standing firmly as the face for a strong voice of women globally.

The commendation was made recently by Participants at the just-ended G7 Forum for Dialogue with Women held in Berlin, Germany.

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, Gates Foundation Co-Chairperson, Melinda Gates, and the Executive Director of the UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, spoke on behalf of their fellow participants during the Forum. 

Speaking separately, Madams Merkel, Gates, and Mlambo-Ngcuka said President Johnson-Sirleaf has worked over several decades for the promotion of women issues.

The women described the Liberian Leader’s efforts as “very high risk to herself and as the face for women advocacy.”

They also said President Johnson-Sirleaf has shown and demonstrated to women of the world that their roles cannot be limited to certain jobs.

She asked women across the world to go all out and be the best for their communities, societies and nations.

On the sidelines of the G7 Forum for Dialogue with Women, the Liberian President held Bi-lateral discussions along with German authorities and Manufacturers.

She discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, German Federal Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and authorities of the German Electricity Manufacturer (VOITH), Prof. Dr. Charles Yankan, among others.  


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