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  • From where I stand: “I lived in terror every day”

    From where I stand: “I lived in terror every day”

    Bage Jidda spent three years as a hostage of Boko Haram. Inspite of all her suffering, today she is the sole provider for her family, in Mora, the Far North Region of Cameroon. She embodies resilience, her optimism is infectious. Empowering women like Jidda is at the heart of building resilience among communities torn apart by the Boko Haram crisis.

  • Statement by Allegra Baiocchi, United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Cameroon

    I am concerned over the challenges being faced by humanitarian actors in the delivery of assistance. In this context, I welcome the humanitarian dialogue held on July, 4th with the Prime Minister, representatives of the Government of Cameroon, Diplomatic Heads of Missions and humanitarian actors in relation to the humanitarian situation in the North West and South West regions and the engagement demonstrated in ensuring that humanitarian assistance is supported and reaches the people in need.

  • Elaboration of “Youth Connekt Cameroon” Roadmap: Private sector pledge to support the initiative

    The Minister of Youth Affairs and Civic Education Mounouna Foutsou and the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Cameroon, Jean-Luc Stalon have officially launched the national consultation for the elaboration of the “Youth Connekt Cameroon” roadmap with youth from the Littoral and South West regions.

  • Women in peace building processes in Cameroon

    Women in peace building processes in Cameroon

    UN Women in collaboration with UNOCA, the African Women Leadership Network and the African Union, facilitated a four-day working visit of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Leymah Gbowee and Marie-Madeleine Kalala, a former member of the African Union Panel of the Wise, to Cameroon from the 14 to 17 April 2019.

  • Cameroon Government hosts Side Event on CSW63

    Cameroon Government hosts Side Event on CSW63

    On March 14th, 2019 the Government of Cameroon organized a Side Event under the theme "Partnership for the empowerment of women in rural areas: Promoting the empowerment of women living in rural areas in Cameroon through access to sustainable infrastructure " in New York.

  • UN Women partner Aissa Doumara of ALVF Maroua awarded inaugural Simone Veil price of the Republic of France

    UN Women partner Aissa Doumara of ALVF Maroua awarded inaugural Simone Veil price of the Republic of France

    On March 08, 2019, UN Women Humanitarian partner Ms. Aissa Doumara Ngatansou co-founder and coordinator of the Maroua chapter of the Association for the Elimination of Violence against Women (ALVF) was awarded the first Simone Viel price by Emmanuel MACRON, President of the Republic of France, for her contribution to end gender based violence and promote gender equality in the far north region of Cameroon.

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