International Women's Rights Day: Arina Bzhinaev and Sanou Mamou on Radio Cité Geneva

10 March 2022

On the occasion of the International Day of Women's rightsArina Bzhinaev, International Philanthropy Officer at Aide et Action, talks about the global movement "Education For Women NowThe goal is to provide 3 million girls and women with access to quality education in Africa, South Asia, South East Asia and Europe by 2025. Illustration in Burkina Faso with the testimony of Sanou Mamou, project manager of Support to the Schooling of Girls, who describes the situation of Burkinabe women in general in the country. An interview for Radio Cité Genève.

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On International Children's Rights Day (20 November), Action Education reminds us that being informed and participating are key to guaranteeing children's rights. In Burkina Faso, a number of the young girls we support are faced with numerous difficulties as soon as they start menstruating. The workshop we co-organised enabled them to look back at the inequalities and discrimination they suffer, and to show that speaking openly about taboos guarantees them access to their sexual and reproductive rights. 

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To mark International Children's Rights Day on 20 November, Emmanuelle Bastide gave the floor to Vanessa Martin, Head of Public Speaking and Advocacy at Action Education, on RFI's 8 milliards de voisins programme. On air, she stated that sub-Saharan Africa is one of the regions most affected in the world by attacks from non-state armed groups, targeting schools, children and educational staff. Faced with this security situation and these serious violations of children's rights, how can the resilience of the education system be strengthened? Discover the concrete example of the "Safe School" programme set up by UNICEF and Action Education in at-risk areas.

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