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Nourricières sans droit à la terre

Friday, September 11th, 2015 Posted in Agriculture, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso, Campagne CULTIVONS, Gender, Genre, GROW Campaign, Inégaités, Let's tackle hunger, Taclons la faim | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3225" align="alignleft" width="325"] Salimata Koné[/caption] Les  femmes au Burkina Faso  représentent 65 % des producteurs agricoles  et assurent plus de 60%  de l’agriculture nationale. Pourtant, elles n’ont  droit ni à la terre ni aux intrants  ou tout au moins leur ...

Supporting the West African peasant struggle to accelerate transformation of family farming and livestock in 2015 with ECOWAP + 10

Friday, April 17th, 2015 Posted in Burkina Faso, English, Food and Security, Gender, Ghana, GROW Campaign, Let's tackle hunger, Livelihoods, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, Pastoralism, Senegal | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3102" align="alignright" width="300"] GROW supports Peasants Struggle[/caption] GROW[1] in West Africa celebrates the International Day of Peasant Struggle launched by Via Campesina[2], on 17th April 2015, and supports the various initiatives in the countries of the sub-region. 2015 is a pivotal ...

Oxfam in collaboration with Ministry of Social Welfare Gender and Children’s affairs, UN Women and Statistics Sierra Leone identify Gender lapses in the Ebola response

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 Posted in English, Gender, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

A study report assessing the gender dimensions of Ebola Virus Disease has found that issues relating to women need to be at the forefront of the emergency response. This report was launched on Tuesday, 24th of February at the Family ...

World Rural Women’s Day Celebration in Ghana

Monday, November 10th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Gender, Ghana, GROW Campaign | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2906" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rural women's march in Garu.[/caption] “Women are the unsung heroes in the rural areas who struggle to keep their families together and yet the only acknowledgement of their tremendous contribution is the usual ‘behind every successful man, ...

The Power of People Against Poverty – Oxfam

Monday, September 15th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Bloggers in West Africa, Campaigns, CAR, Climate Change, Countries, ebola, Education, elcap, Emergencies, English, essentials services, Food and Security, Gender, Governance, GROW Campaign, Health, Land Grabbing, Livelihoods, Media Coverage, Pastoralism, Picture Gallery, Private Sector, Videos, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

La lutte pour la protection des femmes et enfants des abus familiaux est loin d’être acquise au Niger

Friday, August 8th, 2014 Posted in Français, Gender, Inégaités | No Comments »

« …Quand une femme ou un enfant se présente à notre structure avec des coups et blessures, pour dénonciation de viol ou de harcèlement sexuel, automatiquement la prise en charge lui est garantie avec l’aide des partenaires comme l’UNFPA et ...

Working through the Gender Lenses

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 Posted in English, Gender, Ghana | No Comments »

Every Gender Sensitive Indicator is supposed to measure at least the gap between men and women; the different roles, responsibilities and access to resources of different members of society; gauge progress towards achieving gender equality goals and disaggregate data by ...

Growing Concerns over Missing Girls #BringBackOurGirls

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 Posted in Countries, English, Gender, Nigeria | No Comments »

Oxfam in Nigeria has been watching very closely the unfolding situation of the missing girls in Chibok community of Borno State. We are very disappointed that 30 days after their abduction, the girls are yet to be brought back. Our ...

Inquiétudes grandissantes sur le sort des filles disparues #BringBackOurGirls

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 Posted in English, Gender, Nigeria | No Comments »

Oxfam Nigeria suit de très près la situation concernant les jeunes filles disparues dans la communauté de Chibok, dans l'Etat de Borno. Nous sommes très déçus de constater 30 jours après leur enlèvement, que les filles n’ont toujours pas été ...

Sécurité dans le nord du Mali

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 Posted in Gender, Governance, Mali | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2572" align="alignleft" width="384"] Oxfam et son partenaire Union Pour un Avenir Ecologique et Solidaire (UAVES) mettent en place des programmes visant l’amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire et des droits des femmes.[/caption] Dès que l’avion atterrit à Gao, je remarque les ...