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It is thanks to the power of the people that CECI has been able to improve the lives of millions of people across the world over the last 60 years. Let’s all join forces to achieve a common ideal; let’s abolish all inequalities between women and men.
In Haiti, CECI is focusing on training young women and helping them find employment in trades that are in high demand on the labour market, but that were historically reserved for men. Helping hundreds of women in Carrefour-Feuilles make a living as masons, welders or carpenters: a great step forward with #CECIforGenderEquality.
In Rwanda, in Burundi and in the Democratic Republic of Congo, three countries scarred by years of armed conflicts, CECI is working with the communities, the civil society and the authorities to put an end to sexual violence against women and girls. Protecting the physical and moral integrity of over 10,000 women victims of violence in Africa: a great step forward with #CECIforGenderEquality.
In Guatemala, CECI is focusing on women’s leadership, especially indigenous women’s, in green economic development projects. Including women in decision-making bodies and supporting the creation of jobs for over 100,000 women living in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán region: a great step forward with #CECIforGenderEquality.
In Mali, CECI considers women as key actors to achieve food security, supporting the reactivation of agricultural production by giving them access to seeds, tools and community gardens. Combatting malnutrition and improving food security while helping 10,000 women in the countryside feed their family adequately: a great step forward with #CECIforGenderEquality.
In Nepal, CECI is ensuring women from all marginalized ethnic backgrounds and casts can participate in decision-making processes, focusing on the use of integrated technologies available for all. Supporting the inclusion of 30,000 women in the local democratic decision-making processes and allowing them to participate: a great step forward with #CECIforGenderEquality.
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CECI is an international cooperation organization with a mission to combat poverty and exclusion through sustainable development projects in Africa, Asia and the Americas, since 1958. In 60 years, CECI has helped improve the lives of over 25 million people across some 40 countries. A focus on gender equality is at the heart of everything we do.