Showing posts with the label GENDER ISSUES

16 Days Activism Against GBV: NKumu Fed Fed Takes Lead, Brings Onboard Community Communicators

By Raymond Dingana At a time when women continue to wallow in pain as a result of Gender Based Violence (GBV) perpetrated on them, efforts have are being escalated to remedy the situation. During activities to launch this year's campaign against GBV baptized '16 Days Activism To End Violence Against Women And Girls,' Nkumu Fed Fed, with funds from the European Union EU trained and equipped 30 community communicators, Friday November 24. According to the President General of Nkumu Fed Fed, Unice Tita Tata, the stakes are high and much is expected from the participants. "We brought together community communicators, leaders, and traditional authorities to brainstorm on how to amplify the fact that GBV is a crime so that those venturing into the act should know what awaits them," She said and further explained that, "Now it is even an opportunity because the feedback is also extremely important that those who are already victims, we would transform them to survi

HOFNA Cameroon Arms IDPs With Income Generating Skills To Combat GBV.

By Raymond Dingana Hope For The Needy Association-HOFNA Cameroon has trained over one hundred disadvantaged Internally Displaced Women, Girls and Teenage Mothers in income generating activities and ways to combat Gender Based Violence. Thanks to five trainings and workshops organized in five Regions of the country as part of their National Initiative to End Violence Against Women and Girls (NITE-VAWG), sponsored by the German Mission to Cameroon, they can now produce soap for themselves which are expected to support them in curbing the spread of COVID-19 as well improving on their income generation, while the sanitary pads and beaded sandals will improve on their income generating capacities and livelihoods. HOFNA also supported them with Start Up Material. IDPs Attending Training/Workshop. From HOFNA To The Trainees To Start Up Income Generating Activities. The exercise that took place between May 25 to June 20th in Nkambe NWR, Bafoussam, West Region), Buea SWR, Mbombo in the Littor