Twenty years ago, Equipop began working alongside small and medium-sized West African activist organizations dedicated to women’s rights and health. Early on, these partners expressed a need for support in structuring their organizations and adapting to complex operating environments.
Equipop believes that fair and sustainable development for all can only be achieved through the fight for women’s rights. For example, it saw an obvious need for collaboration with West Africa’s feminist activists, so Equipop began a fruitful partnership in 2018 with representatives from West African women’s movements.READ MORE
Seizing the opportunity presented by France’s G7 presidency, Equipop stepped up its efforts to persuade government officials to put gender equality at the heart of public policies. The organization helped bring together several feminist movements through “Women 7” (W7), a network of feminist activists from France, other G7 countries, and West Africa. The W7 Summit was the highlight of this mobilization: 400 participants from around the world joined forces in Paris on May 9, 2019. READ MORE
In school and non-school settings, CSE is a way of teaching about sexuality and interpersonal relationships that is age-appropriate, cultur–ally relevant, and gender-sensitive. Based on scientifically accurate information, it refrains from value judgments. The promotion of CSE is at the heart of several Equipop actions. In West and Central Africa, it works with its partners to create the conditions for its acceptability and implementation. READ MORE