country: Burkina Faso


The Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices affecting the Health of Women and Children (IAC) is an international and African regional umbrella body that has been working on policy programmes and actions to eliminate Harmful Traditional Practices in the African Region and worldwide.

Le Comité interafricain sur les pratiques traditionnelles affectant la santé des femmes et des enfants (IAC) est un organisme international et régional africain qui a travaillé sur des programmes et des actions politiques visant à éliminer les pratiques traditionnelles néfastes dans la région africaine et dans le monde entier.

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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso signed the Maputo Protocol in February 2004 and ratified it in June, 2006.  2015: the adoption in 2015 and the implementation of the integrated program for the empowerment of woman, one of whose objectives is to ensure the effective participation of women in decision spheres. 2017: the second operational action plan of the National Gender Policy (PNG) adopted in May 2017. This plan covers the period 2017-2019 with an overall cost of 6,909,200,000 FCFA. Priority actions of this PAO-PNG have, among other things:– the development of legal texts in favor of the equal representation of menand women in

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