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Batonga is entering new communities

by Chanceline Mevowanou Expanding our reach  “2022 is an exciting year at Batonga.” Just ask anyone on our team. It is one of those years we will not forget because our team and programs are growing. We are destined to reach more adolescent girls and young women through expansion to new communities throughout Benin. Here’s a…

Batonga is growing in 2022!

The year 2022 is a particularly exciting and thrilling year at Batonga. We welcome positive transformations. The organization is growing, expanding its programs, new members, new offices for the Benin team. In March, Batonga’s staff moved to a new office space in the city of Cotonou in the Haie Vive. These new offices represent the…

Beyond the big announcements, the Genera...

On the road to reaching gender equality, the Generation Equality Forum is an important milestone. And yes, we’ve had many international conferences in the past few years in which gender equality has been a priority and in which we have watched the diplomatic ballet of commitments and promises. But for several reasons, this one feels…

Why Batonga is supporting the call for a...

Beyond the ideological imperative to support the call for feminist foreign policies, the Batonga Foundation believes that a U.S. Feminist Foreign Policy can radically change the lives of the hardest-to-reach African girls and women, especially in the post-COVID19 crisis.

Batonga Statement on Benin’s COVID...

As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds in Benin, Batonga has had to make some necessary adjustments to the operations of our SONAFA Leadership Clubs. Read our latest statement on the COVID-19 outbreak here.