hWorldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Female Ministers of the République de Côte d'Ivoire/ Ivory Coast (Female Suffrage 1952) French Colony 1893-1953, Autonomous Republic in the French Community before becoming independent 1960 

See also Cote d'Ivoire Heads and Cote d'Ivoire Parliament

1976-84 Minister for Women's Affairs Jeanne Gervais

1984-90 Minister for Women's Affairs Dr. Hortense Aka-Anguih
Vice-President of the Assemblée Nationale
1980-84 and became Maire de Port-Bouët in the Capital of Abidjan in 1980.

1984-90 Minister of Education Odette Koumaé N'Guesson

1990-94 Minister of Justice and Keaper of the Seals Jacqueline Lohouès-Oblé
Member of the General Committee of the Rassemblement des républicains, RDR. According to rumours she was the preferred candidate in 2005 for the post of Prime Minister of
Simone Ehivet, the Parliamentary Leader of the Front Populaire Ivoirien and wife of President Laurent Gbagbo. Presidential Candidate in 2009.

1990-93 Minister of Culture Henriette Dagri Diabaté
2000 Minister of the Francophonie and Culture
2003-05 Second Minister of State and Minister of Justice

Since circa 1994 Vice-President and since 1998 Secretary General and Deputy Leader of the oppositional Rassemblement des républicains, RDR and 1999 acting leader as the leader fled the country. In  December 1999 she and other opposition politicians were convicted to prison for their political activities - this caused the military to oust the autocratic President, and she was appointed the interim cabinet in January 2000. (b. 1935-)

1990-94 Minister of Women's Affairs Claire-Thérèse Elisabeth Grah
Member of the General Committee of the oppositional Rassemblement des républicains, RDR

1990 Deputy Minister N.N.

1990 Deputy Minister N.N.

1994-99 Minister of Communication Danièle-Marie-Ablane Akissi Boni-Claverie
1996-99 Government Spokesperson
Between 1988-94 Director of National Television.

1994-98 Minister of Family and Promotion of Women Albertine Ghanazan Hépié

1994-98 Minister-Delegate of Economic Infrastructures charged with Energy and Transports Safiatou Françoise Ba-N'Daw
1999-2002 Minister of Energy

1996-99 Minister of Sports Sidibé Soumaharo

1998-99 Minister of Family- and Promotion of Women Léopoldine Coffie

2000 Minister of Family and Promotion of Women Yaï Constance

2000 Minister of Social Affairs and National Solidarity Marthe Biley Achi-Brou

2000 Minister of Public Health Janine Tagliante Saracino

2000-02 Minister of Tourism and Crafts Odette Bakou Likoukouet
2002-03 Minister of Domestic Trade
(Also known as Likoukouet née Odette Bakou)

2000-07 Minister of Social Affairs and National Solidarity Clothilde Ohouochi Yapi  
2002-03 Minister of Health

2000-02 Minister of Environment, Water and Forestry Catherine Ohouchi Boka/Angele Boka

2000-02 Minister of Family, Women and Child Affairs Adjoua Henriette Lagou  
2003 Minister-Delegate of the Minister of Solidarity charged with Social Affairs and Handicapped

2000-02 Minister of Sports Genevieve Bro-Gebe

2001-02 Minister-Delegate to the Premier Minister in charge of the Fight Against AIDS and Other Scourges Assana Sangaré
Vice-President of the Assemblée Nationale 1999-2000, in 2000 she registered as a candidate for the Presidential elections but did not run in the end.

2002-05 Minister of Family, Children and Women Bobi Emelienne
Also known as Emelienenne Assa Bobi

2002-03 Minister Delegate of Justice charged with Human Rights Victorine Gboko-Dailly Wodié
2003-05 Minister of Human Rights

2002-03 Minister-Delegate of Solidarity charged with the fight against AIDS Christine Nebout-Adjobi
2003-11 Minister for the fight against AIDS
Normally known as Christine Adjobi.

2003-05 Minister of Culture and the Francophonie Messaou Malan

2003-05 Fifth Minister of State and Minister of Environment Angèle Gnonsoa
Second in charge of Parti Ivoirien des Travailleurs. Around 1998 Spokesperson and later Party Secretary. Her official name is Zonsahon Angèle, épouse Gnonsoa. The reconciliation-government appointed in March 2003 had 13 Ministers of State and a total of 41 Ministers.

2003-05 Minister of Family, Women and Child Affairs Jeanne Peuhmond née Brou
2005-11 Minister of Family and Social Affairs
Her official name is
Peuhmond Jeanne Née Brou, and another version of her name is Jeanne Peuhmond Adjoua Brou

2005-12 Minister of Industry and Promotion of the Private Sector Marie Tehoua Amah

2005-07 Minister-Delegate by the Prime Minister charged with Communication Martine Studer Coffi

2005-07 Secretary of State by the Prime Minister charged with Good Governance Ginette Yoma

2007-11 Minister of Reconstruction and Reinsertion Fatoumata Bamba née Hamza

2011-12 Minister of Health and the Fight Against Aids Therse Aya N'Dri Yoman

2011- Minister of National Education Kandia Kamissoko Camara

2011-12 Minister of Family, Women and Childen Raymonde Goudou Coffie
2012 Deputy Government Spokesperson
2012- Minister of Health and the Fight Against AIDS

2011-12 Minister for Promotion of Housing Nialé Kaba
2012-16 Minister by the Prime Minister charged with Economy and Finance
2016- Minister of Planning and Development
The Prime Minister is also Economy and Finance Minister

2011-12 Minister of Urban Safety Anne Désirée Ouloto
2012-16 Minister of Family, Women and Children
2016-17 Minister of Urban Safety

2012-17 Minister of Communication and Deputy Government Spokesperson Affoussiata Bamba-Lamine

2012 Minister-Delegate of the Prime Minister, Guardian of the Seals and Minister of Justice, charged with Justice Loma Cisse Matto

2016- Minister of Planning and Development Niale Kaba

2016- Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Ramata Ly-Bakayoko

2016-17 Minister of Women's Promotion, Familiy and Protction of Children Euphrasie Koussai Yao

2016-17 Minister of Solidarity, Social Cohesion and Compensation of Victims Mariatou Kone
2017- Minister of Women, Protection of Children and Solidarity

2016-17 Minister of Human Rights and Public Liberties Paulette Badjo Ezouehu

 







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