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    Women delegates from seven West African Nations were urged to determine what contribution they could make to eliminate injustice,corruption and exploitation in their respective countries.

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    Women delegates from seven West African Nations were urged to determine what contribution they could make to eliminate injustice,corruption and exploitation in their respective countries. The plea came from Canon Burgess Carr , General Secretary of the All Africa Conference of Churches, at the first West African Women's Leadership Training Seminar in Monrovia, Liberia, on Monday (4 October) Canon Carr told the delegates that through adequate training and preparation, women will help to build bridges of understanding and weave the fabric of peace in the world.

    The Seminar is sponsored by the world Council of Churches and included delegates from Nigeria, Sierra Leone, the Congo Democratic Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Cameroon and Liberia.

    SYNOPSIS: Women from seven West African Nations gathered together at Monrovia City Hall to begin the first West African Women's Leadership Training Seminar on Monday.

    Canon Burgess Carr, General Secretary of the All Africa Conference of Churches addressed the opening session. He urged the delegates to determine what contribution women could make to eliminate in justice, corruption, exploitation and to cultivate wholesome ethics in their respective countries. He expressed the hope to the delegates that through adequate training and preparation, women will help to build bridges of understanding and weave the fabric of peace in the world.

    The Seminar which is sponsored by the World Council of Churches hopes to establish women's training guide-lines that are influenced by the belief in God and love from the heart.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6ZQPN9OHNKATENCDOAG6P4DUQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ZQPN9OHNKATENCDOAG6P4DUQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
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    N/A

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