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County Commissioner Denise Driehaus Addresses Women's History Month

Posted on: February 20, 2024
Alex McDonald and Denise Driehaus at Cleves Council Meeting

County Commissioner Denise Driehaus recently addressed the Village of Cleves Council Meeting to commemorate Women's History Month (March) and shed light on the significant strides being made toward gender equality within the community. Commissioner Driehaus highlighted the work of the Commission on Women and Girls, emphasizing its role in advocating for the elimination of gender-based discrimination in all aspects of society.

The Commission on Women and Girls, as outlined by Commissioner Driehaus, is dedicated to making recommendations aimed at eradicating any form of discrimination based on sex. Its mission encompasses ensuring equal recognition, enjoyment, and exercise of human rights and fundamental freedoms for women, regardless of marital status, across various fields.

During her address, Commissioner Driehaus introduced Alexis McDonald, a member of the Commission and a student at Taylor High School. McDonald provided an overview of the Social Mobility Committee's initiatives, focusing on raising awareness of job opportunities for women in non-traditional fields. Through her involvement, McDonald exemplifies the dedication of young individuals in advocating for gender equality and expanding opportunities for women beyond traditional roles.

Commissioner Driehaus's address at the Village of Cleves Council Meeting serves as a testament to Hamilton County’s commitment to advancing gender equality and empowering women and girls in the community.

For more information about the Commission on Women and Girls, visit their website at