Assurer la protection des populations civiles affectées par des guerres et conflits armés, promouvoir la paix et la résolution pacifique des conflits et lutter contre les trafics d'armes qui alimentent les conflits.

Credit : Samuel Turpin/ Oxfam
After nine years of military operations in Mali, both France and the European Union have announced the withdrawal of their troops from the country. This decision is a clear sign of the inadequacy of the military approach to address the root causes of the crisis affecting the people in the Sahel:...
17 February 2022 - In response to the announcement of the withdrawal of the Barkhane operation and the Takuba task forcefrom Mali, Oxfam's West Africa Regional Director, Assalama Dawalack Sidi said: "The announced withdrawal of French (and European) military forces from Mali is a terrible admission...
Sanctions against Mali - Oxfam Country Director's Quote
A group of 13 NGOs are calling for the international community to protect the people of Mali, following the announcement of new sanctions against the country in response to the interim authorities’ decision to shelve the democratic elections promised for next month.
Read the story of Alizeta, a farmer and widow in Burkina Faso. Credit: Samuel Turpin/ Oxfam
Alizeta Sawadogo is a farmer and mother of 8 children. She has been farming all her life, growing cereals. But yields have become increasingly low due to the effects of climate change.
Kadigueta Barry is a farmer from Burkina Faso. She is 34 years old and has been internally displaced for 12 months. She fled the town of Barsalogho with her husband, leaving everything behind. Credit: Samuel Turpin/ Oxfam
For more than a year, violence by armed groups in northern Burkina Faso has forced more than 1.1 million people to flee to safer areas in the south, risking losing everything. This is the case of Kadigueta Barry, 34, who fled the town of Barsalogho with her husband and four children, leaving...
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.
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