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
Hadja Idrissa Bah is the president of the Young Girl Leaders Club of Guinea and a member of the West African Young Feminists Network.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