Gender justice

The fisheries sector  serves as the main occupation for a lot of women and men in the coastal communities of Ghana. Credit: Naana Nkansah Agyekum/Oxfam
Writen by: Naana Nkansah Agyekum, Media and Communications Lead, Oxfam in Ghana The occupation is often seen as a male dominated area. But a closer look at Ghana's fisheries sector reveals that women play a huge role in making fishing the economic engine of Ghana's coastal communities, where 10...
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.
African Women's Day: the solutions of 7 West African organizations to 7 realities lived by women in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis
To mark African Women's Day on July 31st, seven West African organizations highlight the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women in West Africa and their realities, their thoughts and their solutions around 7 priority themes identified, by and for women in the region.
FACT N°6 – Women and girls face a lack of access to information
Discover how women and girls face a lack of access to information in West Africa.
FACT N°5 – Women face limited representation and participation in decision-making spaces
Discover how women face limited representation and participation in decision-making spaces in West Africa.
FACT N°4 – Women and girls face the food crisis
Discover how women and girls face the food crisis in west Africa.
FACT n°3 – Women and girls face an increase in their vulnerability and gender based violence
Discover the reality of women and girls face an increase in their vulnerability and gender-based violence in West Africa.
FACT N°2 – Women and girls face a limited access to social services
Discover how women and girls face a limited access to social services in West Africa.
West African women facing the Covid: 7 facts & solutions
West African women facing the Covid-19: discover 7 facts & solutions
A women on the move. Credit: Pablo Tosco / Oxfam
Human mobility and resilience in the Sahel, challenges and opportunities.

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