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International Women’s Day: Femmes Humanitaires, the virtual exhibition

From 5 to 12 March 2021

© Oriane Zerah
La Chaîne de l’Espoir
Kabul, Afghanistan - 2019

Helping midwives to work better in a team with their colleagues means better care for newborn infants. Fatema and Agnès analyze information about a newborn’s health.

© Lucy Beck
Daubachour, Nepal - 2015

Urmila works with a group of women on best practices to adopt in terms of water use, in a country where this resource was significantly impacted by the earthquakes of 2015.

© Jake Lyell
Democratic Republic of the Congo - 2013

Combating sexual violence also involves helping the victims to be economically self-sufficient. Rose engages in dialogue with women who received training to launch an income-generating activity.

© David Orme
French Red Cross
Mauritania, 2012

During prenatal visits, Kadyh listens to the foetal heartbeat. These consultations ensure medical conditions are treated and provide advice and information on pregnancy and birth as well as care of the newborn.

© Fédération internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge / Croix-Rouge française
French Red Cross
N’Djamena, Chad - 2011

Marie and Cécile unload medical material necessary for treating patients infected with cholera during the epidemic. This equipment will be installed in several districts.

© Nicolas Beaumont
French Red Cross
Guinea - 2014

Personal protective equipment must be rigorously worn when in contact when Ebola patients. Ma’h checks that Françoise is well protected before allowing her to enter the high-risk zone.

© Sébastien Rieussec
La Chaîne de l’Espoir
Bamako, Mali - 2018

Delphine trains Fatoumata on CPR techniques to help with the local management of patients with this type of condition.

© Gwenn Dubourthoumieu
Première Urgence Internationale
Bar el Ghazal, South Sudan - 2018

Robina has just helped to deliver a baby girl, Adut, at the Majak Kaar health centre. In this north-west region of the country, many women have to walk for up to two days to give birth in this health centre.

© Gwenn Dubourthoumieu
Première Urgence Internationale
Bamingui-Bangoran, CAR - 2018

Morgane, logistics officer and administrator, receives a delivery of medicine for Ndélé hospital.

© Hervé Lequeux
Antananarivo, Madagascar - 2019

Tatifa helps a family living in a shantytown in Antananarivo to improve their living conditions and access food security.

Palestinian Territories – 2018

Salaam, "Protection" project officer, takes part in the distribution of food parcels as part of a project on the food security of local populations.

© Tiecoura Ndaou
Solidarités International
Goundam, Mali - 2019

For the past three years, in the middle of the Sahel, Fadimata has been teaching good hygiene practices to displaced women, who are victims of conflict in the Goundam region.

© Vincent Ghilione
Solidarités International
Dhaka, Bangladesh - 2019

Irin and Monika discuss with the inhabitants of a shantytown in Dhaka the problems facing them concerning water, hygiene and sanitation.

© Jules Tusseau
Humanity & Inclusion
Cajibío, Colombia - 2017

Twenty-year-old Angie works on mine clearance in the town of Cajibío. In this country strongly impacted by armed conflicts, mines are omnipresent in inhabited areas and lead to thousands of casualties.

© Kelvin Batumike
Humanity & Inclusion
Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo - 2016

Bijou, a mother of three children, works on demining a site in Bangboka. After being injured in the explosion of the remnants of a shell in 2000, she trained to work in demining activities.

© Kate Holt
Humanity & Inclusion
Kakuma, Kenya - 2017

Zebidah, an occupational therapist in the Kakuma refugee camp, talks to Achol about her prosthetic limb. After being shot and injured, her leg had to be amputated.

© Quentin Top
Médecins du Monde
Colombia - 2019

Sandra organizes training in health structures and within local communities, to provide care for victims of sexual violence.

© Sébastien Dujindam
Médecins du Monde
Yumbe, Uganda - 2019

In the provisional hospital of Bolomi, located in the Bidibidi refugee camp, Nori and her team have been treating the 200,000 South Sudanese fleeing civil war and conflict since 2018.

© Paul Lorgerie
Action contre la Faim
Alindao, CAR - 2018

Bénédicte informs the population about issues related to water, sanitation and hygiene.

© Kathleen Prior
Action contre la Faim
Bangladesh - 2017

During a health check-up, Barsha feeds the child of a Rohingya refugee.

© Laurent Defrance
Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs
Beirut, Lebanon - 2020

Carole coordinates the distribution of French humanitarian aid to Lebanese NGOs after the explosions of 4 August 2020.

For more information on the exhibition and the conference nationale humanitaire 2020 click here.
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