“The President strongly believes in the potential of women”

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Approximately 4 million women and girls worldwide are sold for marriage, prostitution or slavery. This situation is even more worrying in countries in crisis or post-crisis such as Côte d’Ivoire.This revelation on the condition of women was made by the First Lady, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara, on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 on the esplanade of the Palais de la Culture (The Palace of Culture), during the launching ceremony of the celebrations of the International Day of Women and the presentation of the official loincloth of this celebration.