Tag: International Women's Day
Aide et Action’s Training in the Service of Feminine Leadership (FORSELF) project in Ouagadougou, West Africa, enables women previously deprived of education to train for a trade and develop better income-generating activities. Mariam and Adama are two project participants who can attest in the project’s power to transform lives.
2020 should have been a year of celebration of the rights obtained for women over the past two decades. Instead, it will be remembered as the year of one of the greatest human rights setbacks; the year that the COVID-19 pandemic caused health, economic and social crises, of which women were the first to be impacted by.
Chennai, 18 February 2021. – Aide et Action, an international association for development through education, paints a pessimistic picture of the development of the rights of girls and women. Thus, at the same time of school desertion, they are more and more forced to stay at home. This is especially the case in the least developed countries. If action is not taken now, the “Next World”, which is slow to come due to the alarming development of the pandemic, risks starting with an intolerable decline in their rights.