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Agnes Akosua Aidoo

Title Ms.
Nationality Ghana
Committee Committee on the Rights of the Child
Date First Elected 21 Feb 2007
Date Term Expires 28 Feb 2011
Position on Committee Committee member
Professional Background Policy advocacy on children’s and women’s rights
Consultancy and advisory services to governmentUNICEFUnited Nations System in Ghana and NGOs on child rightsgender and developmentpoverty and vulnerability issues
Research and policy analysis on early childhood developmentand povertyvulnerability and exclusion of childrenyouth and women in poverty reduction strategies in Africa
Fund raising and voluntary services for school children’s needs in educationhealth and sanitation through National Partnership for Children’s TrustGhana
Policy guidance and professional support to the Institute of African Studies and Africa Network of International Women’s Empowerment Research Consortium
Educational Background Ph.D. (History and Social Anthropology), University of California at Los Angeles, 1975
Research Fellowship, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1968-1969
M.A. (History and International Relations), University of Toronto, Canada, 1966
B.A. (History, English, Political Science), University of Manitoba, Canada, 1963
West African School Certificate Grade 1 and Advanced Level, Holy Child School, Ghana, 1957
and 1959
Current occupation Consultant Adviser and Researcher (on Child Rights, Child Development and Protection; Gender and Development; Social Policy; Poverty, Vulnerability and Exclusion)
Member, Board of Trustees, National Partnership for Children’s Trust, Ghana
Member, Adviso
Language EnglishFrench (Français)
Working Language English