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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.

Downloadable COVID-19 Resources For Fran...

As the COVID-19 virus begins to hit Benin, we have rapidly rolled out a Prevention & Mitigation Plan with our team on the ground in order to ensure the wellbeing and safety of the girls we serve and their communities. As such, we have created a few resources that we would like to share with our Francophone nonprofit colleagues.