Cameroon women’s rights activists call on the government to respect young peoples’ rights and  freedom of expression

Cameroon women’s rights activists call on the government to respect young peoples’ rights and freedom of expression

Within the past weeks, we have witnessed and seen rising challenges for human rights in Buea and Bamenda, on young women and men, pupils, students and the general populace, including intimidation, police/military brutality, arbitrary detention, physical attacks, hate speeches perpetuated by the states against its own citizens whom it owes as duty to protect and safeguard. As feminists, women’s rights […]

Re-advertisement: Apply to become a Wfac CSE seminar facilitator

Re-advertisement: Apply to become a Wfac CSE seminar facilitator

Now accepting applications for CSE facilitators!!! deadline: rolling Locations: Buea and Douala (we are still making negotiations to reach the other cities across the country) As part of Wfac community outreach programs in school, Wfac is currently hosting a weekly CSE program in some 10 colleges across the southwest region of Cameroon. And we know that you are passionate about […]

“I’ll tell you what we want, what we really, really want”

“I’ll tell you what we want, what we really, really want”

Pictured from left to right: Erin Williams, IWHC Program Officer; Nancy Makeoh, Women for a Change (WFAC) Community Outreach Manager; Marielle Coutrix, IWHC Program Assistant; and Catherine Ndumbe, WFAC Community Outreach Volunteer By Erin Williams / International Women’s Health Coalition You don’t have to look too hard to find girls in Cameroon taking the famous words of the Spice Girls to heart. […]

WFAC Cameroon film about #AbortionStigma chosen for festival.

WFAC Cameroon film about #AbortionStigma chosen for festival.

A new animated video by Women for a Change, Cameroon, has been selected to be shown at the ArtCity Short Film Festival in Buea, Cameroon and will be aired on Oct 4 – 8th. In this 2 and a half minute animated video, based on true-life experiences, Women for a Change, Cameroon captures the voices and personal stories of some […]

Wfac Magazine launched succesfully

Wfac Magazine launched succesfully

On September 23rd, the Vice Chancellor of University of Buea, Professor Nalova Lyonga,  was joined by INGOs/NGOs representatives, government officials, human rights/gender activists, the press/media, young people, students, women and men to celebrate the launch of Wfac magazine. The audience heard the vice-chancellor of Buea University talk about the need to end violence against women. “Every woman has a unique […]

WFAC Cameroon launches new magazine

WFAC Cameroon launches new magazine

The first edition of the WFAC Magazine is now available. The magazine features powerful stories that touch on issues of power struggles, gender, injustice, women breaking barriers and challenging the status quo around maleness and femininities. “In this edition, you will learn and appreciate the indomitable power of women and girls in fostering community good”, says Ms. Zoneziwoh Mbondgulo-Wondieh, Wfac […]

19-year-old SRHR college peer educators talk Feminisms

19-year-old SRHR college peer educators talk Feminisms

In most parts of our society, the word “Feminism” still remains a bitter pill for so many people to swallow, however, to Wfac’s college SRHR Peer educators, the ‘F’ word is about change, empowerment of all and transforming lives. In May 2016, Wfac’s SRHR student peer educators were asked to each talk on “What they understand by the word Feminism”. […]

Women for a Change, Cameroon participates at 3rd African Union Summit

Women for a Change, Cameroon participates at 3rd African Union Summit

Women for a Change, Cameroon participated at the 3rd African Union High Level Panel on Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment and the 28th session of the Gender Is My Agenda Campaign (GIMAC) –  from July 7 – 11 2016, in Kigali, Rwanda. Below is a brief highlight to what was discussed/adopted as recommendations at the GIMAC Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, […]

15-year-old college students talk SRHR Leadership

15-year-old college students talk SRHR Leadership

Leadership might mean different things to different people. But to some 15-year-old students, it means taking ownership, making informed choices, and responsible decisions. It is about one’s rights, especially their right to quality sexual and reproductive health. writes Thelma_Neh Women for a Change, Cameroon, Volunteer. In a practical exercise held sometimes in April 2016, some 25 young participants who are […]

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