Gender Minister, Hon. Cynthia Morrison Wins Feminine Ghana Achievement Honorary Award

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Cynthia Mamle Morrison was honored with a commendable award at the recent 6th Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards held in Accra on Friday 4th September, 2020.

Hon. Cynthia Morrison was honoured for her outstanding contribution to the Affectionate Delivery of Gender Care & Protection. The award also praised her for her good Management of Societal Issues in Ghana.

The 6th Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards themed ‘Implementation of Affirmative Action to Improve the Status of Ghanaian Women in the Era of COVID-19’ was organised by the Business Executive Magazine Ltd.

The award scheme seeks to publicly recognize women in Ghana who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in various forms of endeavour across both the public and private sectors. It also aims to identify and publicize role models whose accomplishments would encourage and inspire women in general across the country to similarly conduct their activities and behavior in exemplary fashion.

Finally, the awards seek to win the support of the male gender towards affirmative action which would enable the nation benefit from the full potential of women.

About 35 women were awarded for their exemplary conduct, performance and achievement in specified aspects or sectors of public governance, professional and business activities, and their contributions to the well- being of society.

Delivering her acceptance speech, the Minister for Gender, Children & Social Protection, Hon. Cynthia Mamle Morrison thanked the organisers for bestowing on her such honour. She equally expressed her appreciation to the Staff of the Ministry, her Deputy Minister and the Chief Director, Dr. Afisah Zakariah (who was also present at the award ceremony) for their support and dedication in the delivery of the ministry’s mandate towards society.

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According to Hon. Cynthia Morrison, each awardee (herself included) has the responsibility to work assiduously to make meaningful impacts that will drive a sustainable change in society.

She added that though she was humbled by the recognition given her; the award, at the same time, comes as a stepping stone to challenge herself to do more for the children and vulnerable in society.

“I urge all of you, our brilliant, hardworking and compassionate women to continue with the good work you are doing. I would like to make the call on us women, to collaborate together. No matter the sector you operate from, let’s support and work with each to bring to effect the change we want in society.
I want us to look beyond the awards and ensure that we leave a legacy and a solidified recognition in the hearts of people by our actions towards society”, the Gender Minister stressed.

Speaking briefly on the theme of the 6th Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards which is, Ms. Hannah Acquah (CEO of TKC & Stakeholder of the Executive Business Magazine Ltd.), stated that Ghana cannot attain UN’s Sustainable Development Goals on women advancement if the country does not pass the Affirmative Action Bill (AAB) and implement the law effectively.

Other honorary awardees at the ceremony were H.E. Claudia Turbay Qiuntero, the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps and Columbia Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Stephanie S. Sullivan, United States Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Anne Sophie Ave, Ambassador of France to Ghana, H.E. Maria Elisa de Luna, Brazil Ambassador to Ghana, and H.E. Anne-Claire Dufay, the UNICEF Country Representative.
All honorary awardees, each made a statement in support of the development and welfare of the girl child and women.

Female achievers present at the event received awards in categories such as the Most Outstanding Female in Public Relations and External Affairs, Most Outstanding Female in Tertiary Education, Most Outstanding Female in Media Production and Management, Most Outstanding Female Ambassador in Protocol Services and Most Outstanding Female in Corporate Social Responsibility, and many more.

The 6th Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards ceremony was climaxed with the inauguration of the ‘SHE’ Achievers which was performed by Hon. Cynthia Mamle Morrison.

How To Surprise🎁 Your Girlfriend👩‍👧On Her Birthday🎂

In fact, some of the best gifts are ones that come from the heart rather than being expensive or elaborate. Try one of these ideas for making your girlfriend feel special on her birthday:

Do something she has wanted to do for a long time.

Surprise your girlfriend on her birthday by doing something she has wanted to do for a long time.

Here are some ideas:

  • Go for a morning jog with her at the park.
  • Volunteer at the animal shelter together, cleaning cages and feeding dogs or cats. If you have kids, you could also bring them along when they're old enough to help out as well! This will be a great bonding experience for everyone involved!
  • Take her on an adventure in nature like hiking up a mountain or exploring caves nearby (if there are any). It's important that you plan ahead so she doesn't get hurt while trying these activities though! Also, make sure they aren't too strenuous since women tend to not have as much energy as men do even if they look good doing it too 😉

Go somewhere she has always wanted to go.

As a rule of thumb, we suggest that you take your girlfriend somewhere she has always wanted to go, but never had the time. This can be anything from a trip to the beach or concert to an amusement park or weekend getaway at a fancy hotel. The point is for you both to enjoy yourselves and have fun together!

If you want to do something really special for your lady love on her next birthday, book tickets for her favourite band taking over the town in two weeks—but don't tell her about it yet! This will keep her on her toes during their concert date and make her feel loved after all this effort from you!

Take her on an unconventional date.

A unique date can be the perfect way to surprise your girlfriend on her birthday. When you take a girl out for the first time, you have to impress her and show her that you are not just any guy.

If she's never been to the place where you're taking her for dinner or drinks, then it'll definitely leave an impression on your woman.

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You don't have to go overboard with this one; just try something new and exciting! Even if what you choose is not extravagant or expensive, she will appreciate that special effort was made in order for her enjoyment - even more so when she realizes that all other guys wouldn't bother doing such things for their girlfriends' birthdays (or at all).

Get her a thoughtful gift.

When you're looking for the perfect birthday gift for your girlfriend, it's important to keep in mind that she will actually use and appreciate what you get her. A thoughtful gift is one that is special to you, but also something she will appreciate. You can take this a step further by making the gift yourself—this shows that you put a lot of thought into it!

A few ideas:

  • Paint her favourite picture of herself on canvas (or another medium) using watercolours or acrylics
  • Make a scrapbook filled with photos of your favourite memories together and write captions as captions were written back when people still wrote on paper instead of computers (which means they're handwritten)

Spend more time with her than you usually do.

As the saying goes, actions speak louder than words. This is especially true when it comes to your girlfriend of four years who has been feeling neglected lately and has been complaining that she wants more time with you.

You could take her out for a fancy dinner or buy her a gift, but those are all things that have been done in the past by other people and they might not be as special to her as they once were. Instead, why not spend more time together?

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important for couples to make time for each other even when life gets busy; this can help keep the spark alive in any relationship!

Do something out of the ordinary for the two of you.

  • Do something out of the ordinary for the two of you.
  • Go for a walk in the park, go for a hike, or get a babysitter and go to a movie.
  • Take your girlfriend to an art gallery or museum and look at all the paintings together.
  • Go to an amusement park that she's never been to before (but don't forget her birthday present).
  • Go see a comedian perform live with your girlfriend so that he can make jokes about how old you both are!

Bring her flowers or a small gift when she least expects it.

Flowers are a classic gift that any woman would love to receive on her birthday. The most important thing to know is what kind of flowers she likes best, so do some research and make sure you know your girl's favourite flower before you go out and buy it.

If you're not sure, ask her friends or family members what they think she would like.

Another thing you can do with flowers is getting creative with the presentation. You could wrap them up in cellophane and place them in a small box filled with tissue paper or put them in a vase and bring that to her house.

This can be done by asking the florist for help if you aren't sure how to arrange them yourself!

Don't forget to include a card or note explaining why they're special: "Happy Birthday" or some form of gratitude might be enough depending on how well you know each other at this point (if not yet).

Give her a private dance party.

If you want to surprise your girlfriend on her birthday, then the best way is to invite her over for a private dance party.

You could play some of her favourite songs, or even make up a song that describes how much she means to you. You can even put on some fancy clothes and dance with her. The most important thing is to make it special because after all, this is the woman who has been by your side since the beginning.

If she doesn't like dancing and prefers to sit back and watch others do their thing, then just make sure that she feels comfortable watching from afar before joining the fun!

Bring back an inside joke or happy memory from your relationship.

One of the best ways to surprise her is by bringing back an inside joke or happy memory from your relationship.

The best way to bring back a happy memory is by showing her something that reminds you both of that memory, like photos or videos. You can also share stories about how funny it was, and how much fun you had together.

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For example, if she always laughs when you say “I love dinosaurs” in a really annoying voice, then saying “I love dinosaurs” in your most annoying voice would be a great way to surprise her on her birthday!

You can make your girlfriend feel special without spending too much money

You can make your girlfriend feel special without spending too much money.

Spending time with her and doing something she has always wanted to do is one of the best ways to surprise your girlfriend on her birthday. You can also surprise her by buying her a thoughtful gift.

To make this gift special, you can add a personal touch that not everyone else will have thought of. For example, if your girlfriend likes chocolate then you could buy her some chocolates but add a personal message inside each box so that only they know what it says.


You don’t have to spend a lot of money to show how much you care about your girlfriend. If you want to do something special for her birthday, just think about what she likes and try to make it happen.

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