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Small holder women farmers voice out their challenges

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 Posted in English, Gender, Ghana, GROW Campaign | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2554" align="alignleft" width="528"] Over 25 women farmers across Ghana attended to the event[/caption] On 21st March 2014, GROW campaign members with support from Oxfam celebrated this year’s International Women’s Day on the theme “Everyone can be an advocate: inspiring change ...

Mali-A conference on gender-based violence to celebrate the women’s day

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 Posted in English, Gender, Mali | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2475" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Malian women celebrating IWD with Oxfam-credit:V Tremeau[/caption] More than 200 people gathered today at the Aoua Keita centre in Bamako participating in many activities organized by Oxfam and its partners, in order to celebrate "International Women's Day" ...

Célébration du 8 mars 2014 : OXFAM au Burkina sur le front de la sensibilisation et de la collecte des signatures de la pétition

Monday, March 10th, 2014 Posted in Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso, Gender, Genre | No Comments »

  [caption id="attachment_2463" align="aligncenter" width="449"] Échanges entre une équipe de OXFAM et des visiteurs de stand de l'association Wouol partenaire de OXFAM au Burkina sur la pétition[/caption]  Oxfam au Burkina a été activement aux cotés des femmes lors de la célébration du ...

Seynabou, a particular candidate to the Bfem

Monday, October 28th, 2013 Posted in Education, English, Gender, Senegal | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2076" align="alignleft" width="350"] Seynabou Fall[/caption] Seynabou Fall is my cousin. This year, as thousands of young girls across Senegal, she succeeded to the third year of secondary school examination that will allow her to enter secondary cycle. However, something makes her ...

In Nigeria, Women are honoured

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 Posted in Campaigns, English, Gender, Livelihoods, Nigeria | No Comments »

By Boyowa Roberts, Oxfam Nigeria  Gender focal coordinator,  Oxfam Female Food Hero Receives Award for Excellence in Nigeria [caption id="attachment_1704" align="alignright" width="300"] Susan Godwin receiving MAWEA award for ecxellence[/caption] On May 9th, Oxfam’s first Female Food Hero Winner, Susan Godwin, was presented with the ...

Still celebrating Nigeria’s parliamentary approval of landmark Bill on gender based violence. We ask what, and who, made the difference…. third time around?

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 Posted in Campaigns, English, Gender, Nigeria | No Comments »

On the 14th March 2013 the 360 member House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria – on its third reading - passed the Violence against Persons (Prohibition) 2011 (VAPP) Bill. The key gains in the ...

Raising her voices project in Nigeria

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 Posted in Campaigns, English, Gender, Nigeria | No Comments »

   In light of meeting one of its key objectives which is “Putting Women’s Rights at the heart of all what we do” Oxfam has implemented the ‘Raising Her Voice Project’, a portfolio of projects in 17 countries across the world ...

Farmers feed me………But who’s feeding the farmers?

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Food and Security, Gender, GROW Campaign, Let's tackle hunger, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Videos | No Comments »

‘Farmers feed me......but who’s feeding the farmers?’ This is an outcry of GROW campaign members for a recognition of the role and the potential of family farms. In West Africa, there is this long standing debate on the agricultural development model ...

Expression of Interest for a Research Consultancy on Gender aspects of Vulnerability and Resilience in Sahel 2012 Food Crisis

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 Posted in Document Library, English, Gender, Mali, Niger | 2 Comments »

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. Oxfam in West Africa invites tenders from qualified ...

Susan Godwin Female Food Hero Award Winner attends the world Food prize Tour and Google Talk in the US

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, Climate Change, English, Food and Security, Gender, GROW Campaign, Livelihoods, Nigeria, Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Tomi Ademokun, Campaigns Manager, Nigeria Mrs Susan Godwin, the first price Female Food Hero awards winner was nominated to attend the World Food Price and Oxfam side events in the US between 6thand 22 October 2012.  Different activities were lined ...