Data from the National Statistics Institute highlight their extreme poverty: 75 percent of rural women are living below the poverty line.
And they are often deprived of basic social services.
Some socio-cultural factors perpetuate traditions that are harmful to girls and women.
This report is the culmination of the process initiated by the World Bank as part of the establishment of its program of strengthening the role of women in Ivorian society.
These women also have a natural beauty that you may not be able to find anywhere else.
Women from the Ivory Coast get into relationships with serious commitment and marriage in mind.
The money extracted from victims in North America, Europe and Australia translates to huge fortunes for the scammers who are willing to put weeks or months of work into getting a good payout. Many scammers are well educated and all are heartless so read on for common African online dating scams and protect yourself. You might be interacting with a man, say, "William Jones" from USA/ UK/ Australia/ Canada or some other Western country.
After some time, "William" has to travel to Nigeria or Ghana for some reason e.g.
"She sent me a message and I was happy because normally the girls don't take the first step," he says. I am going to put it on You Tube unless you send me some money.' "I looked at the video - you could see my face...
a business trip or to visit his child in a Nigerian boarding school or even a safari.
Soon enough there is some sort of "emergency" with either the child suffering from a brain hemorrhage or "William" suffering a life threatening accident.
You will then be requested to send a large amount of money for treatment and promises that you will be paid back ASAP.
It's a scam, don't send a cent, cease contact and report the scammer.