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Rural Women's Day celebration in Ghana. Credit : Naana Nkansah Agyekum/ Oxfam
I have always admired the energy and strength our rural women exhibit on the farm and at home as they go about their daily activities. These rural women are increasingly becoming the backbone of our agriculture sector, in spite of the numerous barriers they face in accessing arable lands, soft...
Maiga Abdoulaye Belko, facilitator at the Association pour la Gestion de l'Environnement et le Développement (AGED). Credit : Cissé Amadou/ Oxfam
Let's take a trip to Dori, in the northeast of Burkina Faso. Capital of the Sahel region, its population has exploded in recent years with the arrival of internally displaced people. In a never-ending atmosphere of civil insecurity, entire families have fled their homelands to seek refuge in Dori...
Photo taken at one of the on-the-ground activities before the November 2020 presidential election. Credit: Coalition Agir contre les inégalités
In Burkina Faso, NGOs and activists have been fighting behind the scenes for years to reduce the glaring inequalities in the country, where 20% of the wealthiest people concentrate 44% of the revenues. And at last, their work seems to be paying off. On May 27, the Permanent Secretary of NGOs (SPONG...
Visual of the campaign against inequality in Burkina Faso
The fight against inequalities is a priority in view of the presidential elections in Burkina Faso (November 22) and Niger (December 27), thanks to the mobilization of civil society.
Marina Moulou-Gnatho is a peace activist in CAR
Marina Moulou-Gnatho, a peace activist in CAR, speaks about the importance of laying down arms and including women in the peace process in CAR.
Syntyche talks with displaced women in Burkina Faso. Credit : Sylvain Cherkaoui / Oxfam
Syntyche Ouedraogo, is a member of Oxfam’s humanitarian communications team in Burkina Faso. She gives us her look as a humanitarian worker, in a country affected by a succession of crises. Today, the coronavirus pandemic is a new threat to face. And yet, no one is resigned.
Farmers are walking through a nursery in Nigeria to collect Moringa plants that will help fight the effects of climate change.
The current global crisis offers unprecedented opportunities to build more future-oriented, united, and ecological societies.
30,000 people who fled the Boko Haram violence in the Lake Chad basin area have found refuge at the Muna Garage site for displaced people in Nigeria. Credit: Pablo Tosco / Oxfam
Oxfam in West Africa, September 20, 2019 - Faced with the insufficiency and in some cases the nuisance of purely security responses, it is time for ECOWAS heads of state to change their approach to promote political solutions to the crisis in the Sahel States
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