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Deaf African Women Leaders

Three strong Deaf African women leaders have a message they want to share with other Deaf women around the world! From Ghana and Togo.

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Image description: Three women standing next to each other take turns signing to the camera. From left to right, the three Deaf African women leaders are: Ablavi Dziku, the West Central Africa Region Secretariat (WCARS); Saadia Abukari, the Vice President of the Ghana National Associaiton of the Deaf (GNAD) Women’s Wing (WW); Doris Anokye, President of GNAD-WW.

Transcript:
Saadia Abukari signs while Ablavi Dziku nods in agreement: “Women, we are all empowered, not weak. Same Deaf, we are all empowered, we are all strong! Okay?”

Ablavi Dziku signs, “We Deaf women are leaders and at the same time we are an example to copy.”

Doris Anokye signs, “We women learned to be strong, to be empowered!” [End transcript]

Three strong Deaf African women leaders have a message for other Deaf women around the world! Watch the video or read the transcript.

From left to right, the three Deaf African women leaders are: Ablavi Dziku, the West Central Africa Region Secretariat (WCARS); Saadia Abukari, the Vice President of the Ghana National Associaiton of the Deaf (GNAD) Women’s Wing (WW); and Doris Anokye, the President of GNAD-WW.

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