“Menstrual Education gives girls in rural communities the building blocks to rebuild their lives and, eventually, their country.” MOHCAM is nonprofit organization which promotes the rights of women and girls who are victims of Gender Base Violence. Mohcam advoctes and fights against all abuses faced by women and girls. Mohcam empowers victims with Leadership silks… Read More Sanitary Pads Campaign for Underprivileged Girls
‘STUCK BETWEEN TWO WORLDS’ The relics of our cultures have spanked me so hard and reduce me to a beast chased like a ghost. I have no weapon but my voice, so I refuse to be silent because I am an African young woman with a distinct identity. As an Albino girl, I’m always in… Read More ‘STUCK BETWEEN TWO WORLDS’
H.E Ama Tutu Muna(Minister of Culture of Cameroon) the mother of women and girls is the cradle of the North West women Empowerment Forum (NOWWEF). NOWWEF is a National Women’s Forum created in 2007 with objectives to advance leadership, cultures and economic empowerment of women. The forum connects women of significant and diverse achievement for… Read More H.E Ama Tutu Muna: The Mother of Women and Girls.
No Computers!! No Women!! No Development!! Access to affordable and relevant health services and to accurate, comprehensive health information are fundamental human rights. Yet, gender-based discrimination, lack of access to education, poverty, and violence against women and girls can all prevent these rights from being realized. Single mums and girls face a lot challenges when… Read More A Workshop for Single Mums and Girls on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights and Computer Knowledge in Communities Bamenda.
Youth violence is Violence involving young persons, typically children, adolescents, and young adults between the ages of 10 and 24years. The young person can be the victim, the perpetrator, or both. Youth violence includes aggressive behaviors such as verbal abuse, bullying, hitting, slapping, or fist fighting. These behaviors have significant consequences but do not generally… Read More Youth Violence in Schools and Communities in Cameroon: A Call to Parenthood.
“My Father wants to Have Sex with Me! I don’t know when this will ever end”, Martha cried. Family rape is an issue commonly happening in our homes. This typically includes sexual activity between people in a consanguineous relationship (blood relations), and sometimes those related by affinity, such as members of the same household,… Read More Family Rape!! My Father wants to Have Sex with Me!
Do you slaughter and skin your chickens? A group of young women age 18-25 have decided to render their services through the killing and skinning of chickens. This activity is carried out in the food market in Bamenda. When you buy your chickens these women help in slaughtering and skinning of the chicken for just… Read More The Challenges of Youth Unemployment: The Slaughtering and Skinning Of Chickens by Girls.
There is a new phenomenon cropping in town where we now find young men from 25-35years carrying their children around instead of women. They move with these children to their business sites, restaurants and beer parlors. One rainy afternoon, at about 2pm, I walked into a beer parlor at Ring Way Street-Bamenda, with a friend… Read More Young Mothers On Strike!
Water makes up 75 per cent of the human body and most human activities involve water. But many homes in Foncha Street Nkwen do not have access to the regular follow of water. Even when supplied, the quality is very doubtful. The water that flows from the taps is very dirty, brown in color and… Read More Endless Water Crisis In Foncha Street Nkwen in Bamenda.