Chantal Marie Rachelle Ouédraogo – Burkina Faso

Linked with Association Femmes 2000, Burkina Faso.

She is one of the 1000 women proposed for the Nobel Peace Price 2005.

She says: “If we talk of economic growth in Burkina Faso, it is largely down to the fact that women have been put in charge at all levels of the development sector”.

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Sorry, I can not get any photo of Chantal Marie Rachelle Ouédraogo, Burkina Faso (see also my comment ‘Brave women without photos‘).

She works for the Association Femmes 2000 AF 2000.

Chantal Marie Rachelle Ouédraogo (35) is married and the mother of two girls. She is head of the Association Femmes 2000 (Women’s Association 2000) fighting HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis and taking care of persons living with HIV. She was decorated by the Burkina Faso government for service to the nation on 11 December 2003. She was given the Knight of the Order for Merit medal.

Chantal studied up to the level of the BEPC before settling into professional life with the intention of being of service to those around her. This mother is well-known for her courage and willingness to help rural women of her country to get involved in development activities, to promote their rights. She is founder-president of an association of women. She serves as Commercial Agent in a service specializing in the mobilization of public savings to meet the social and economical needs of its members.

Services (EPSD). From 1994 to 1996, she founded and chaired the association of rural and semi-urban women of Burkina. From 1996 to 2003, she found herself at the head of a health insurance company in Burkina. (1000PeaceWomen).


Lissanga Infos, Bulletin n° 05, 12 septembre 2005.
Beside the fact to be ennumerated in many lists with the other 1000 nobel peace women, there is no other relevant information on Chantal Marie Rachelle Ouédraogo, Burkina Faso, in the internet.

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