British volunteer Emily Wilbourn tells us what International Women’s Day means to the women of Burkina Faso Did you know 8th March is International Women’s Day? I have to admit that, for me, this date elicited little more than a fleeting moment of recognition. How such a day, one that the UN has been celebrating […]
About Emily Wilbourn
I am currently working with the Kabeela association in Burkina Faso on various projects including supporting their income generating activities. I was volunteering for 3 months within the framework of the International Citizenship Service scheme. As a graduate of modern foreign languages from the University of Bristol and with a year's worth of experience working in the finance industry, I am eager to pursue a career in women's economic development.