Presentation of the Francophone Prize for Gender Equality, 2021 Edition

Last November, XOESE presented the Francophone Gender Equality Awards, Edition 2021, to its various winners: Pitalunani HESSI, winner of the first prize Gratias KIBANJA, winner of the second prize Amélie AKINSHOLA, winner of the third prize.   These brave women have distinguished themselves by their actions in their community, they have been able to transform […]

A new institute will be created!

As part of its capacity building and synergy activities, XOESE plans to open new institutes in the near future. The health crisis related to COVID-19 has limited our meetings, so in 2023 we have decided to resume our face-to-face activities.   For the moment, one institute is planned on the institutional leadership of women and young […]

Tenono: Closing of the training in organizational resilience

For 6 weeks, 31 representatives (presidents, directors, and managers) of francophone women’s organizations in 12 African countries participated in the Tenono training initiated by XOESE to strengthen organizational resilience. This training allowed the beneficiary women’s organizations to acquire the necessary skills to understand the principles of organizational resilience and to appropriate the different levers that […]

Countdown Event Recap : XOESE’s Session at the Generation Equality Forum

Click here to watch the recording On June 29, 2021, we hosted a session as a countdown event for the Generation Equality Forum. This event, I am Committed to Generation Equality !, marks the end of the first phase of our campaign’s mission. The key aim of our JE M’ENGAGE ! / I AM COMMITTED […]

XOESE’s Francophone Prize for Gender Equality Winners

We are proud to announce our three winners of the first edition of our Francophone Prize for Gender Equality, 2020 : 1) Fela RAZAFINJATO, activist for the rights of people with disabilities; 2) Wilhelmine NTAKEBUKA, activist for women’s rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo; and 3) Essivi ACAKPO ADRA, climate justice activist.  XOESE, The Francophone […]

Discover the three young women entrepreneurs awarded by XOESE

  In February 2021, XOESE, the Fund for Francophone Women, launched the first edition of its Institute on Professional Leadership of Young Women to empower young women with innovative ideas for projects who wish to embark on an entrepreneurial career. Through a five week training program, the Institute supported 21 young women from 11 countries in […]

Update on the I AM COMMITTED (JE M’ENGAGE!) Campaign

National advocacy groups Since the launch of the campaign, 12 national advocacy groups have been formed to carry out actions in their respective countries (Benin, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Haiti, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, DRC, Burundi, Mali). In addition to these, there are several other emerging national advocacy groups that are currently working to […]

The launch of the campaign I AM COMMITTED! (JE M’ENGAGE!)

Join us in the campaign “I AM COMMITTED!” (JE M’ENGAGE!).  XOESE, and its partners, are launching the campaign JE M’ENGAGE! this Wednesday, May 12th 2021 from 2 to 4 p.m. GMT on Zoom. Join us ! The objective of the campaign is to get local actors in Francophone Africa and Haiti (technical and financial partners, […]