First Lady Fatima Bio Says Farewell to Angolan Counterpart Following UN World Day Commemoration
On November 19, 2023, Dr. Fatima Maada Bio, Sierra Leone's First Lady, bid a heartfelt farewell to Her Excellency Anna Dias Lourenco, the First Lady of Angola. The occasion marked the conclusion of H.E. Anna's visit, dedicated to commemorating the World Day for the Prevention of Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Violence.
Dr. Fatima Maada Bio expressed deep appreciation for H.E. Anna Dias Lourenco's visit, highlighting its profound significance in the global pursuit of protecting and empowering girls and women. The First Lady of Sierra Leone praised H.E. Anna's presence as a powerful testament to unwavering commitment to advancing women's rights internationally.
The commemoration on November 18 provided a focal point for the two First Ladies to discuss and share their visions for a world championing the rights of women and girls. Their exchange of ideas reflects a shared commitment to positive change and addressing challenges faced by women globally.
As H.E. Anna Dias Lourenco returned to Angola, the echoes of her visit lingered in the hearts of those witnessing the camaraderie between the First Ladies. The event stands as a beacon of hope and solidarity in the collective pursuit of a more equitable and just world, particularly in safeguarding the rights and well-being of girls and women.