Lois Aduamoah-Addo

August 26, 2016

Lois Aduamoah-Addo is a young and passionate women’s right activist. She has been working with WiLDAF Ghana over the past six years as a Programme Officer. In WiLDAF, she has been instrumental in ensuring the successful implementation of various projects under its Rural Women’s Empowerment Projects.

These projects were focused on empowering community members on their human rights, family laws in Ghana; women’s land right, agricultural and food policy and programmes, reproductive health rights and waste management. She also supervised the court watch project, which sort to monitor the implementation of the Domestic Violence Act by court actors in three regions in Ghana.

At the local levels, she has been instrumental in liaising with community stakeholders, such as District Assemblies, traditional authorities, community members especially women in advocating for the promotion of women’s rights within the various thematic areas. At National levels she represents WiLDAF on Civil Society Coalition on Land (CICOL), Oxfam and Partners activities among other and has made various presentations on women’s land rights using her grounded field experiences to various audiences at these meetings.

At the International levels, she has represented WiLDAF at ECOWAS, AU and UN CSW meetings on women’s land rights. She has also developed various sections of manuals on human rights, brochure and policy briefs providing information on land rights. Lois holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from the University of Ghana and a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrated Development Studies from the University for Development Studies, Tamale.

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