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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" ...

Women and conflict in northern Mali: Oxfam supports communities to end the cycle of violence

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 Posted in English, Mali | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2217" align="aligncenter" width="448"] By holding public awareness-raising sessions Oxfam gives women the opportunity to have their voices heard.[/caption] The Mali is going through the worst crisis it has ever seen in 50 years. The armed conflict in northern Mali has ...

Liberia: New innovation, new opportunities: Nelly Barlone Story

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 Posted in English, Sierra Leone, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2103" align="alignleft" width="345"] “The training has added great value to my work especially at a time when most international organizations are reducing their staff to a much smaller and effective team” Nelly Barlone .[/caption] Nelly Barlone is a career ...

Liberia: Nouvelle innovation, nouvelles opportunités: Histoire de Nelly Barlone

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 Posted in Français, Libéria | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2103" align="alignleft" width="355"] “La formation d’Akco Flow, une nouvelle innovation qui utilise les smartphones Android pour contrôler et transmettre des enquêtes et des données sur le terrain pour des projets d'assainissement de l'eau et d'hygiène (WASH) a ajouté une ...

Koudou du Faso 2013 : «Ne confions pas notre ventre à l’extérieur »

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Français | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2091" align="alignleft" width="368"] Le chef péruvien, Flavio Solorzano en pleine démonstration avec Pris K, animatrice de Maisha TV.[/caption] Cette année j’ai participé pour la première fois à la semaine CULTIVONS au Burkina Faso. Avant d’arriver à OXFAM, j’avais beaucoup entendu ...

MALI: Western Sahel in Kayes Region Refuses to Give Up on Fight Against Food Insecurity

Monday, March 12th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, English, Food and Security, Mali | No Comments »

By Charles Bambara, Regional Media and Communication Coordinator  One of the most important districts in Malian Western Sahel is Koussané, some 50 km from the Mauritanian border with a very diverse population including Soninke, Marka, and Fulani people. The consequences of last ...

Oxfam lobbying on women’s rights at the UN

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 Posted in English, Gender | No Comments »

 Nkechi Nwankwo, West Africa Regional Gender Adviser, attending the 52nd United Nations convention on the Status of Women (CSW)  in New York from February 25 - March 7, 2008.  Her blogs share some of her experiences at the meeting. Day 1 As ...