2018

Day of Action 2018

City: Bobo-Dioulasso
Organisations: SOME T Charles, ONG REVS PLUS

The group showed a series of films on political personality (Minister of the security), sports (captain of the football team), along with religion and community that were then shown on national television and social media. The group also made t-shirts and organised an HIV/Hepatitis screening campaign in the smoking rooms.

2017

Day of Action 2017

In Ouagadougou (Burkina-Faso), advocates organised a visit to the Parliament Select Committee on Drugs, and to the law enforcement agency, between 25-27 June.

2016

Day of Action 2016

In Bobo-Dioulasso, the event on 26th June included many activities including a press conference involving the media, defence and security forces, as well as current and former drug users. The film by the West Africa Commission on Drugs was screened, and followed by debates with the students of the gendarmerie school. A visit was also made to the Bobo’s house of detention and correction, followed by a football game between inmates and security guards.

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