Marie Dounka's brother offered her support and advice, which gave her the courage and confidence to start her career. She tells her story in the third blog from our Female Voices from Niger series.
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Amina Toudou wants to motivate other women to not limit themselves and dream big. She explains why in our final blog from our Female Voices from Niger series.
In our second blog from our Female Voices from Niger series, Concern Worldwide HR Officer in Niger Aida Kane explains how education pushed her to work and why she sees it as her contribution to society.
Mariama Mahamadou is our Emergency Health and Nutrition Program Manager in Tahoua, Niger. In the first of our Female Voices from Niger series, She shares her journey so far.
Rakia Adamou started working as a security guard with Concern almost two years ago. In the fourth blog from our Female Voices from Niger series, she tells us what makes her a fighter.
To commemorate World Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development day, EU Aid Volunteer Carlos Velázquez worked to gain a better understanding of the most prominent cultural factors promoting or hindering women’s developments in Sierra Leone.
Learn how a community in Malawi changed the educational environment at their school and welcomed the first female teacher in eight years – ensuring a more inclusive and equitable quality of education for all.
Continuing our 'thought leadership' series, Concern's Equality Advisor, Adèle Fox, takes a look at gender equality 107 years after we first marked International Women’s day, and examines the role of men in deconstructing gender inequalities.
From the election of a US President whose negative commentary on women is no secret, to the outpouring of revelations about Hollywood executives and the subsequent #MeToo campaign, it has been a watershed year for spotlighting the ways in which women continue to be disproportionately targeted for abuse by those in power.
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On a recent visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Concern's Emily Bradley met Germaine Masika – an inspirational woman whose talent and ambition has spurred her through the ranks of Concern and led her progress from data entry assistant to human resources manager.