She is passionate about the law and a teaching assistant at the University of Benin at Lomé, has accumulated diplomas in private law, comparative law and foreign law, obtained in Lomé and in Paris, and has focused on the rights of women and children and development issues, subjects on which she has written a great deal. Comme vous pouvez le voir, son patronyme est d’Almeida et sa famille est originaire de la ville d’Aného. Chercher un nom parmi 7 milliards d'individus. Balbina d’Almeida remporte la couronne Miss Togo France Europe 2015 Pierre Akakpo 12 mai 2015 Miss Togo France Europe 2015 a été élue le samedi 9 mai 2015 à Vitry-sur-Seine (Banlieue parisienne), dans une salle archicomble et non adaptée à cet évènement et avec 2 heures de retard, à cause des … Agé de 67 ans, Valère Somé nous a quitté alors qu’il était hospitalisé en France pour des soins. Watch Queue Queue What is the situation of women’s rights in Togo just before these elections? Seven candidates are running, including the outgoing President Faure Essozimna GNASSINGBE, as the candidate of the party that has been power for over 40 years, as well as a woman candidate. This is explained by several factors, including general indifference of the population with respect to voting and its results, and a laxity that borders on indifference. These are the origins of the Ague branch of the De Medeiros family, which is fully integrated into the rest of the family, something that is not the case of all the Aguda families. 2015 BRIDGESTONE OTR Tires Training, Lomé (TOGO) - Fleets Management - Technics of OTR fleets aproach - Audit : • Reorganization of the workspace and the methods quality Soc. Rite D'almeida is on Facebook. Watch Queue Queue. View Ayi Johannès Félix Laurier d'ALMEIDA’S profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Patterson, as she has come to be known, was for many years the country’s representative with the International Red Cross, a position that took her to many parts of Europe and Africa and which involved considerable political activity, even though she never held a post directly in the state administration. It was in 1989 that she entered politics and became a founding member of CDPA. The photographs of Leopold and Cesário and the one of Cândida with her husband and daughter were certainly taken in France, probably in the early twentieth century. Join the conversation and stay connected with the community: Receive a regular selection of feminist analysis, resources and ways to get involved with the movements. Francisca Patterson) - c.1873, Leopoldo e Cesário Medeiros (álbum de família da Sra. Editions du Bénin, 1992 - Benin - 320 pages. Officially regarded as one of the advisors of Mr. Coly, the French resident commissioner at the time, he became a kind of spokesman, representing the interests of the Africans to the colonial authorities and vice-versa.8, However, the De Medeiros, like most of the “Brazilians,” lost much of their trading advantages as the French in Porto-Novo gradually organized what soon became the colony of Dahomey. Glutophrissa Butl.) Seven candidates are running, including one woman, Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, the first in the history of the country. They were Amah d’Almeida, Jorge d’Almeida, Ildelfonso d’Almeida, Akuete da Silveira, ... Les Afro-Brésiliens du Togo : l’exemple de la famille Olympio, 1882-1945. Measures to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings in Benin, Nigeria and Togo, Final Report – Nigeria. This merchant enjoyed considerable prestige in the city and was charged by Colonel Dodds, commander of the French invading troops, to personally organize and command the forces of the king of Porto-Novo in the war against Behanzan, king of Dahomey. It consists of 19 members, including one woman, and brings together all political viewpoints and civil society organizations [2]. Djibril se plaignant de maux de ventre, Danialou lui propose un remède aux plantes pour calmer la douleur. The room she is in has two distinct areas: the reception area, visible in the photo, and the dining area, hidden from view behind a divider at the back of the picture on the left-hand side. In her campaign message, she commits herself to "create the favourable conditions for young men and women of [her] country to learn how to live together again, as one and the same people, driven by national pride.”. Mme. Son fils ainé, Djibril Sagbohan, s’apprêtait, le lendemain, à sortir son deuxième album solo. But make no mistake about it, being a diplomat, she also knows how to be firm: her firm hand at the time inspired another nickname, “Iron lady”. Through this contact (according to Turner),7 he supplied King Behanzan with 800 rifles and over 15,000 rounds of ammunition. cit. The only women candidate in the Presidential elections of 2010: Brigitte Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, Born on 26 December 1958 to a family of political activists, she fell in the cauldron of the political scene from a young age. Credits However, one must await the results of the Presidential elections to know the real weight of each of them, and of the parties of the other candidates in these elections, and to know how many Togolese are truly represented by each party beyond what they are actually stating, which cannot be known from the results of the legislative election due to the kind of voting system adopted — proportional representation from a list in accordance with the rule of the highest average. We hope that the candidate elected will back up his or her words in actions and create the necessary conditions for women’s access to a better life. (2005), Histoire des Togolais de 1884 à 1960, Tome II, Lomé, Presses de l’UL, Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI) (2009), Bordering the Gulf of Guinea, Togo is a French-speaking country, covering a surface area of 56 790 km2. The women’s organizations face many problems, especially financial, in carrying out their work. A shipowner and captain, Francisco José settled in Ghana in the mid-1800s, later moving to Aneho and then Ague to work in the slave trade and palm oil business. d'Almeida, 1921 Notes sur quelques lépidoptères d'Amérique du sud Ann. However, a different branch of the family took Behanzan’s side. 90: 57-65 d'Almeida, 1939 Revisão do gênero Appias (subgên. Since 1994 TFI missionary in 12 different countries on three continents. Kafui — which means “happiness” in Ewé — says she is serene. Already in 2007, during the anticipated legislative elections, there were strong mobilization efforts by Togolese civil society and the international community to ensure peaceful and non-violent elections. Balbina d'Almeida, née le 1 er avril 1996, est un mannequin et reine de beauté franco-togolaise.Elle a été élue Miss Togo 2016 au Palais des Congrès de Lomé. This black-and-white enlargement, measuring 40cm x 50cm, was taken in Paris in the 1920s, yet it is in a perfect state of conservation, which is indicative of its high quality. Recherchez les patronymes de vos ancêtres et de toute votre famille parmi … After Dahomey gained its independence in 1960, he was the first African to run the country’s health services. In Africa since 2000. Nominated member of the High Council of the Republic, she then became Minister of Welfare, Human Rights and National Solidarity in 1991, for three short months. | Lomé, the political-economic capital on the coast, has the highest density, with a population of around 1 100 000 inhabitants. It is clear from their clothing and posture that these are sophisticated, well-off personages at home with European culture, not the African culture of their day. From 1967 to 1993, Togo has been led by General Gnassingbé Eyadéma, first under a military regime, and then following the National Sovereign Conference of 1991, which favoured the advent of a multi-party civil regime (1993–2005). Museums für Naturkunde in Berlin Novit. For almost a decade, the country has been experiencing a particularly dire and delicate crisis situation. France travel guide. Long negotiations between the different political actors within the framework of an inter-Togolese dialogue, from 21 April to 6 July 2006, led to the signing of the Comprehensive Political Agreement (Accord politique global) and the organization of the anticipated legislative elections in 2007, from which three main parties in the Togolese Parliament emerged. In 1891, at a turning point in the war between the Fon kingdom and France, he apparently managed to get over 5,000 rifles plus ammunition and two canon delivered directly from Berlin to the African forces in Abomey. [8], In her campaign, she commits herself to “creating the favourable conditions for young women and men of our country to learn how to live together again as one and the same people, driven by national pride” [9]. Today, at 51 years old, Brigitte Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, who will represent the CDPA during the 4 March elections, is the first women to run for the highest office of her country. Indeed, the setting for the photograph, which was painted by the photographer himself, was designed precisely to give the impression of bourgeois wealth and sobriety. Seven candidates, including one woman, are therefore part of the electorate, each trying to convince the population to choose him/her. Paris: L'Harmattan. Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, 2005–2010; who is running for re-election. Melissa d’Almeida, qui a été élue Miss Togo-France Europe 2013, est d’origine togolaise par son père et franco-martiniquaise par sa mère. For a long time, Kafui has been active in civil society. He organized a big reception for the colony’s governor on his visit to Ouidah in 1895 and encouraged the “Brazilian” community to express their support for the French administration publicly. In addition, the rupture of international cooperation with Togo for 15 years resulted in several donors ending their financing of Togolese civil society organizations. Join this group to see the discussion, post and comment. Sy vader was Baron de Almeida Santos van Lissabon, sy moeder was die voormalige Barbara Tapper van Highland Park naby Chicago. Beyond her party, Kafui ADJAMAGBO-JOHNSON states that she is the candidate of all women, of all men and all those who aspire to be governed differently. See Costa e Silva, 1989c, op. Parce qu’on vit à des milliers de kilomètres de la famille, on développe des facultés à se prendre en charge. Casimir d’Almeida, presidente da Irmandade Brasileira Bom Jesus do Bonfim de Porto Novo, é o ultimo à esquerda (álbum de família da Sra. Since then, the country has been ruled by five Presidents: Sylvanus Olympio, the father of independence and the first President of Togo, [1] from 1960 to 1963, the year of his assassination; Nicolas Grunisky, 1963 to 1967, overthrown following a military coup; Général Gnassingbé Eyadéma, 1967–2005, who died in power. Gayibor N.L. Chief Coordinator of both. Notable alumni. La famille de Souza du Bénin-Togo. 0 Reviews. Okojie, of Economics and Statistics, University of Benin, Benin City Le Phénomène de Trafic: Modèles, Tendances, Expériences et Réponses au Togo. a law was adopted against sexual discrimination and harassment in the workplace (December 2006), and another authorizing abortion under certain conditions (in the case of rape, incest, if the life of the unborn child is threatened) [6]; trafficking of children (including young girls) was criminalized by a law passed by National Assembly in August 2005 [7]; For the first time in its history, in 2010, a women represents a political party for the Presidential elections — Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, candidate of the Convention démocratique des peuples africains (CDPA, Democratic Convention of African Peoples), which is one of the five signatory parties to the Comprehensive Political Agreement. Join Facebook to connect with Rite D'almeida and others you may know. Here she earned the nickname of “the President has asked me to tell you”, an expression that she often uses. It is bordered on the west by Ghana (877 km), the east by Benin (644 km), the north by Burkina Faso (126 km) and to the south with a 50-km long coastal strip: the Gulf of Guinea. “Today is a memorable day in the history of our country, Togo. Júlio de Medeiros was also a son of the family’s founder and a commercial representative of the German company Goeldt, through which he made contact with one Barth, a Swiss-German agent based at Lagos. But politics is not her only crusade. AWID currently has over 6,000 members, from over 180 countries. 4 (1): 50-66 Bartel, 1905 Neue Aethiopische Rhopalocera des Kgl. Togo’s National Assembley,, WiLDAF/FeDDAF Bureau sous-régional de l’Afrique de l’Ouest, Situation des femmes Togo,, Massan d'ALMEIDA (2006), Qu'est-ce que le Trafic ou la Traite des Personnes? This picture was reproduced in 1995 from a relatively recent enlargement of the original, touched up by the author using the techniques of the day. However, despite their limited resources, the defenders and organizers of women's rights in the country have succeeded in the following worthy activities: the gradual social recognition of the law of succession of women in case of death of their spouse; obligatory schooling until the age of 15 for boys and girls: In 2006, during the Inter-Tologese Dialogue, the two women’s organizations representing civil society organizations were success in bringing together the political parties signatory to the Comprehensive Political Agreement, committing themselves in writing to “ to be open towards ensuring the fair representation of women in the electoral processes and in the socio-political life” [3]. 2èmeJournées Médicales et Pharmaceutiques de Ouagadougou (BF); livre des résumés; 2005. p. 10. However, why such indifference and such little mobilization to participate in the process and support the only women candidate who dares to run for the Highest Office in the country? Famille d'ALMEIDA has 671 members. Titulaire d'un baccalauréat de gestion et d'administration, Balbina d'Almeida est étudiante en 2 e année de journalisme. As there is no record of Francisca travelling to Europe with her children, it is most likely that the photograph of her with Cesário was taken in Africa. At this time, trafficking slaves to Cuba and the United States was still possible,4 and Francisco José, who spoke English well, became the main supplier of palm oil and slaves to the American market,5 thanks to which he was able to settle in Ouidah and run his business in close collaboration with the De Souza family. Peace and transparent elections? The mere fact that a photograph was taken in nineteenth century Africa of a woman seated on a chair with her child on her lap is already indicative of a high standard of living and an absolutely European conception of social life and its portrayal. In addition to heavy and structural constraints to the economy, there is the negative impact of a deep and long socio-political crisis stemming from the particularly difficult democratic transition. There are side tables arranged alongside armchairs similar to the one that can be seen in the foreground. Because they have very insufficient resources to conduct activities, most of the organizations are small with low technical capacity to mobilize resources. Francisca Patterson) - s/d, Achille Berraud e Cândida (álbum de família da sra. This pressure resulted in the undersigning of 22 commitments on 14 April 2004 by the Togolese Government following consultation with the European Union, with the aim of consolidating democracy, national reconciliation and social peace [3]. The entire Togolese population hopes for a better future following the elections, even if the specter of violence continues to loom and there are rumours of violence, and also in spite of preparations to challenge whatever the results, by the losing candidates. Au Maroc on est plus responsable. Your go-to source for the latest trends impacting gender justice and women’s rights around the world, Togo will hold its Presidential elections on 4 March 2010. It was down to Jean de Medeiros, who, alongside Messrs. Lima and D’Almeida, represented the largest African trading company in Ouidah, to mediate with the French. “She is jovial and never gets angry", assures one of her party colleagues of CDPA. pp 41-46, and 1994, op. | Cândida and Achille’s daughter, Clotilde, married Victor Patterson, of Nigerian stock, but died without leaving any heirs. Efforts have been made to achieve this so that Togo would not relive the psychosis of the past right after the electoral processes. This is a list of notable persons who have had ties to Panthéon-Assas University.. Her skin is noticeably fairer than that of the African population in general, which is often the case amongst the Agudas. Patterson is rightly regarded one of the bastions of Aguda culture, and it is as such that she appears in photograph where she is depicted in the reception room of her house in Porto-Novo in February 1996. Zool. He put this poor performance down to the color of his skin and his foreign surname.9. Togo will hold its Presidential elections on 4 March 2010. “At three years old, I gave a brief speech to President Sylvanus Olympio“, she said, in a burst of laughter. This is a gamble in Togo, but it doesn’t matter. Elle a auparavant été élue Miss Togo France Europe en 2015 [1].. Biographie. Unlike other “Brazilians,” who had trouble keeping up with the competition and all the transformations introduced under French colonial rule, the De Medeiros were quick to learn how to conduct their affairs in this period of upheaval. On the right-hand wall opposite the chairs is a portrait of Cândida de Medeiros with her husband and daughter, all dressed elegantly in European attire and in the pose typical of early twentieth-century bourgeois families, as was commented earlier. Bonfim Bourian – the Burrinha of Benin, Chacha VIII – Enthronement Ceremony in Ouidah, Chacha VIII – Introduction to the King of Dahomey. An inventory concerning traditional African hepatoprotective remedies has been compiled, from information published in a number of different reports. Founder of CSFi Europe and CSFiAfr Togo. Fr. 1956) (Male) 1981 (Doctorat 3ème cycle) Déterminant non-communicatif et systèmes differentiels [Skew determinant and differential systems], Université de Paris 6 (France); Advisor: Jean Vaillant. Simone de Souza. She is wearing a dress, not a pagne, albeit made of African cloth, and she is wearing her hair in European style, without the typical braids or head-wrap. During this electoral process, little passion and mobilization has been observed by women’s organizations with respect to the legislative elections of 2007. AWID will likely return to this issue after the election in an attempt to understand it. From inside the book . cit. Even so, they still retained some social standing. B urton, Andrew and C harton-B igot, Hélène (eds) 2010 Generations Past: Youth in East African History (Athens, Ohio University Press). The population is somewhat reassured by the presence of numerous national and international observers and journalists, and the security mission of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Patterson in the photo, her late husband, wearing a suit and tie, appears in a photograph set on a small piece of furniture alongside a vase of flowers. Francisca Patterson) - s/d, Conselho paroquial da Catedral de Porto Novo constituído exclusivamente de “brasileiros". Omar B. Parfois dans le mystère des océans, la nature engendre de êtres aux qualités extraordinaires, des perles rares et précieuses. Sitting in Togo’s Parliament were the Union des Forces du Changement (UFC, Union of Forces for Change, with 27 seats) and the Comité d’Action pour le Renouveau (CAR, Action Committee for Renewal, with four seats), in the opposite, and the winning party, Rassemblement du Peuple Togolais (RPT, Rally of the Togolese People, with 50 out of 81 seats) [4]. The research was coordinated and the report written by Professor Christiana E.E. Since 2007, these three parties have dominated as the main actors of Togolese political life. In her opinion, Togo must exit from the crisis situation that had lasted too long in order to tackle the tasks of sustainable development. Like the rest of the population, women seem to be more concerned by the fear of post-electoral violence. [Google Scholar] She inherited from her aunt Cândida the largest bakery of Porto-Novo and one of the city’s finest buildings, with the living quarters on the upper floor and the bakery on the ground floor, which continued to operate until the end of the twentieth century. Togo, a former French colony, gained its independence on 27 April 1960. Gado, B. and Guitart, F. (1996) L'influence de Niamey sur les marches de Baleyera et Kolo (Niger), in: C. COQUERY-VIDROVITCH, H. D'ALMEIDA-TOPOR and J. SENECHaL (Eds) Interdépendances villes-campagnes en Afrique: mobilité des hommes, circulation des biens et diffusion des modeLes depuis lesindépendances , pp. He married the youngest daughter of Francisco Félix de Souza, Francisca “Sikè Kpèvi”, with whom he had three children: Leopoldo (1863), Cândida (1865), and Cesário (1867).6. To date, Togo has had approximately 70 political parties classified into three large “families”: the party in power, or the parliamentary majority; the extra-parliamentary political parties. L’UA contre toute somalisation de … Behind Mme. Au Togo, on a moins de chance de côtoyer des étudiants d’autres nationalités et on gagne moins en maturité parce que la famille est toujours prête à nous venir en aide en cas de besoin. This paper explores the concept of homeland among Afro-Brazilians families like De Souza, Aguda, D’Almeida, Antonio, Olympio, and Baéta in Togo and South-Eastern Ghana. The Togolese people will go to the polls on 4 March 2010 for their next President. They have now come into their own, significantly changing the intransigent view of the established patriarchal literary canon. In the reception area, the entrance to which is on the right, with the windows to the left, both outside the frame, there is a rug covering the floor where the seating is arranged around a coffee table. She became the Rapporteure générale of the Temporary Office of the National Sovereign Conference in August 1991, and gained the sympathy its President, Archbishop Philippe Fanoko Kpodzro, who was very adamant about protocol. Since 1992, Togo has experienced a troubled political life, marked by a painful transition to democracy and difficulty in accepting the alternance of power. This led to a rupture in international cooperation, which aimed to put pressure on the power in place to be more open to democracy. Interviews with Francisca Berthe Djidé Patterson, née De Medeiros, and Francis d’Almeida on September 25 and February 12, 1995, and February 19, 1996, in Porto-Novo. And she has a sense of responsibility.”. Workaholic, she still finds time for her two children. With a demographic growth rate estimated as 1.7 per year, it has approximately 5,155,000 inhabitants, with an average density of 61 people per km². They carry out several activities on the field to raise the population’s awareness of issues related to women’s rights, reproductive health, access of girls to education and political participation, to cite a few. They are completely consistent with the way the cultivated bourgeoisie portrayed themselves at the time. As a result of several negotiations under the aegis of the facilitator of the Inter-Togolese Dialogue, Blaise Campaoré, President of the Republic of Burkina Faso, the Presidential elections will be held on 4 March 2010, and under the one-round, single member constituency system. Antonio de Almeida (20 Januarie 1928 Neuilly-sur-Seine - 18 Februarie 1997 Pittsburgh) was 'n Franse dirigent en musikoloog van Portugees-Amerikaanse afkoms.. Hy is gebore as Antonio Jacques de Almeida Santos in Neuilly-sur-Seine naby Parys. Togo's territory was eventually partitioned between the French and the British, and Lomé was located in the British zone (Marguerat 1999 : 409-432). There, he married a local princess,2 with whom he had a daughter, Charlotte, who later married into the Costa Soares family – another prominent Aguda family. She has been highly committed to protecting women’s rights, coordinating the Regional Office of the NGO WILDAF, and since 2001, has been a member of the Advisory Committee of the African Women’s Development Fund. Seven candidates are running, including one woman, Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, the first in the history of the country. Son décès a été confirmé par sa famille dans la soirée du mardi. The pictures of Francisca and her daughters are telling of their wealth and reflect in every detail the codes of representation observed by the Brazilian elites and French bourgeoisie at the time. Trouver ma généalogie. AWID Carrefour Vol.5 N°20, Jeune Afrique,, APA,,,,,, Togo has several organizations that promotion women’s rights, including around 20 working to promote the access of women to decision-making spheres, notably Women in Law and Development in Africa (WILDAF)/Femmes, droit et développement en Afrique (FeDDAF Togo), the Groupe de réflexion et d’action (Group of Reflection and Community Action), Femme, Démocratie et Développement (GF2D, Women's Democracy and Development), the Conseil Consultatif des Femmes du Togo (CCOFT, Advisory Council of Women of Togo), the Réseau des Femmes Africaines Ministres et Parlementaires Togo (REFAMP, Network of African Women Ministers and Parliamentarians of Togo), the Association des Femmes Africaines pour la Recherche et le Développement Togo (AFARD, Association of African Women for Research and Development of Togo), Femmes de Demain (Women of Tomorrow) and Marche Mondiale des Femmes du Togo (World March of Women in Togo), among others. This video is unavailable. African and Caribbean literatures written by women had their beginnings during the fifties, but did not find firmer literary anchoring until the seventies. 177-191. [2]. Cândida – the daughter of Francisco José and Francisca de Souza – married a mestiço from Porto-Novo called Achile Beraud, the son of a Frenchman. My party has just made a historical step”, she simply commented. Il y an un an , le 12 décembre 2013, Danialou Sagbohan fêtait son 61ème anniversaire en famille. Bennoît d’Assumption, née Amorim (álbum de família da Sra. This group includes descendants of original returnees and others who were adopted into the group. Nevertheless, for the future of women’s rights, it is important to point out that all the candidates have included in their election campaigns the improvement of living conditions and the promotion of women’s rights. The strict organization of this domestic space reveals how the “white man’s ways” were adopted in African society. During the six years the British were in Togo they instituted welcomed economic measures such as the suspension of the collection of all direct taxes and trading license fees. Sra. L’équipe que dirigeait le sous-officier d’Almeida Emmanuel devait, elle, ... Nangbéto au Togo, Akossombo au Ghana, Taabo et Kossou en Côte d ... Pour la bonne cause : famille, relations, amis, parenté dont chacun peut, à loisir, avoir sa part de la jouissance de ce lieu commun. Victor then married Francisca, heir of the De Medeiros estate and traditions, and the couple had three children: Clotilde Chantal Béatrice and Estelle Carmen Candida, who live in Paris, and Achille, who lives in Porto-Novo with his mother, who has been widowed for many years. Ent. Nono Miwa , Artiste Togo Béninoise connue en Afrique vous présente son 2 eme Album Hommages aux Mamans , Une reconnaissance a toutes les mères du … C abane, Lydie and T antchou, Josiane (eds) Francisca Patterson) - c. 1930, Sra. Francisca Patterson) - c. 1920, Terms of Use After the war, the French were in control and the De Souza family’s influence waned because of its association with the king of Abomey. How on earth we pack everything into our France travel guide is beyond me however, pack it all in we do and if you’re looking for what we rate & what we don’t as well as Responsible Travel’s best & worst high and low lights then read on to discover France like a local, cuisses de grenouilles and all. Pascal Kossivi ADJAMAGBO (b. Le mouvement des Afro-Brésiliens retournant en Afrique commença dans la première moitié du … The first African from a French colony to graduate in medicine in France was Virgílio de Medeiros, great-grandson of the Chacha, son of Leopoldo de Medeiros and Délia Olympio, of the powerful Aguda family of Ague. This time, again, there is a large mobilization to this end, although not as strong as it was in 2007. From north to south, Togo is 710 km long and up to 120 km wide. One way, surely, to compensate for my absence.” Watching little television due to lack of time, and a practising Catholic, she is well-read on religion. 2016 Composer entre la famille et le marché à Madagascar, Afrique contemporaine, 259: 23–39; DOI: 10.3917/afco.259.0023. “I am an indulgent mother. Ayi Johannès Félix Laurier has 23 jobs listed on their profile.