2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship application closes on October 26, 2016. Mandela Washington Fellowship Application Information Selection Process The Mandela Washington Fellowship is conducted as a merit-based open competition. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. Chosen semifinalists will be interviewed by the U.S. embassies or consulates in their home… Read More 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship Application Open Now
The “Cameroonian Women for Peaceful Elections” commemorates the 2016 international peace day through the official introduction of the « Women’s Situation Room » initiative in Cameroon. The “Cameroonian Women for Peaceful Elections” is a platform of about 31 CSO’s initiated by WILPF Cameroon as a result of WILPF African regional Conference which proposed the setting… Read More Engaged For Peace: International Peace Day 2016
Mother of Hope Cameroon-Mohcam, has been embarking on ending the stigma around intimate partner violence in Cameroon since March 2015 in partnership with See the Triumph. Fighting violence against women and girls is a permanent concern in our Head of State, His Execellency; President Paul Biya’s planning for a sustainable future within the framework of… Read More Reflections on Intimate Partner Violence in Cameroon
I met a strong and powerful advocate for women and girls, Adah Mbah, who is dedicated and passionate about working in human rights, women’s rights, sexual reproductive health, gender equality, gender based violence and youth development She is the founder and executive director of a non-profit organization called Mother of Hope Cameroon (MOHCAM), which focuses on… Read More The Situation of Women and Girls in Cameroon
Human rights are an integral part of the values and principles of the Commonwealth as espoused in the Commonwealth Charter. The role of young people as equal partners in development is essential for sustainable development and progress. It is for this reason that the Commonwealth has for the past 40 years invested in building networks… Read More Call for Applications: Commonwealth Youth Human Rights and Democracy Network Coordinator.
Many women and girls face lots of difficulties in reading and building adequate communication skills in schools and communities in Cameroon. For many women and girls to reach their potentials, it’s important and crucial to identify their learning needs as regards their reading and writing skills. The absence of the reading culture and the Lack… Read More Book Donation: Offering Women and Girls with Reading and Communication Skills By Establishing an Organizational Library.
In enhancing women’s leadership skills and preventing intimate partner violence, Mohcam paid a visit to the Metta Women of Peace (Meyi Eborobot) of the North West Region on the 21st of August 2016 to present a talk under the theme Enhancing Women Leadership to End the Stigma around intimate partner violence. The meeting was attended… Read More Enhancing Women Leadership to End the Stigma Surrounding Intimate Partner Violence- Metta Women of Peace (Meyi Eborobot)
On the 25th August 2016, at the Center for People Living with Special Needs,Mohcam in collaboration with Aidirkings Foundation, Agnes Foundation for the Deaf and Vulnerable and the Coordinating Unit for Associations of Persons Living with Disabilities educated 30 girls living with disability on their sexual reproductive health rights.The programme was aimed at educating girls living… Read More MENSTRUAL EDUCATION-DONATION OF WASHABLE PADS TO ADOLESCENT GIRLS LIVING WITH DISABILITY.
Sirri Cynthia Wakuna Ngang is the New Program Coordinator of Mother of Hope Cameroon (MOHCAM). She is currently an undergraduate student in Women and Gender Studies at the University of Buea-Cameroon. She believes in gender equality, human rights, justice and peace. She believes that young people have a part to play in Peace building and… Read More Sirri Cynthia Wakuna- New Program Coordinator For Mother of Hope Cameroon
As we celebrate this day, We salute all the measures put in place by the government of Cameroon to reduce the psychological and physical torture faced by many Cameroonian women and girls who have been forced into prostitution, migrants in debt bondage trapped in illegal tactics and paid little or nothing for their services. Many… Read More International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition on 23rd August.