Burkina Faso women will be barometer of revolution

Burkina Faso women will be the barometer of the revolution through the popular insurrection that drove from power in October 2014 president Blaise Compaore after 27 years rule, an official on Tuesday said in Ouagadougou.

Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso

“Women will be the barometer of this revolution”, Laure Zongo, Minister of Women, National Solidarity and Family Affairs in a statement said.

Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
It was in her statement on the occasion of the international day of women right celebration.

The celebration, she said, came in a context of democratic renewal following the popular insurrection during which Burkina women played a very great role.

“It would be unthinkable to undertake development action without women”, Minister Zongo said.

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day on Tuesday, hundreds of women gathered in front of the ruins of National Assembly.

In October 2014, rioters set fire to the National Assembly as parliamentarians were gearing to amend Constitution to enable the then head of State Blaise Compaore to stand for new term office. Enditem


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