Showing posts with the label WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENT

8th March In Bamenda: Women Say They Are Tired Of Burying Children

By Raymond Dingana Women in the Northwest have invited all sides in the war damaging the the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon have been challenged to give peace a chance. The women say they are tired of burying their loved ones and that there is no more tear in their eyes to cry. Mrs Wirba Jeroline Speaking On Behalf Of Women On Women's Day At The Bamenda Commercial Avenue Grandstand The call was made by Mrs Wirba Jeroline who spoke on behalf of women in the region during activities to celebrate the 37th edition of the International Day Of the Woman, March 8,2022. We are tired of burying our children . We are sick and tired of the Bloodshed. We have cried until there is no more tear left to cry again. We can only achieve meaningful development when there is peace. She regreted the number of women that have lost their lives as a result of the war in the two troubled regions of Cameroon and the convid-19 pandemic. Mrs Wirba decried the fact that many women have abandoned

SNWOT:Female Community Leaders Brainstorm On Peace Building Strategies

By Raymond Dingana They came from the seven divisions of the Northwest region of Cameroon and assembled at the Faith Building at Ntarikon, Wednesday January 16,2022 with just one thing in mind, 'Peace Building'. Grouped in two working clusters on a Focus Group Discussion on Peace, Negotiation/Mediation and Barriers/Challenges Women face in effectively engaging in Peace-building processes in Cameroon, the women sat and followed the deliberations with undivided attention. They were eager to participate and that was exactly what they did. They shared ideas on the challenges conflict hit societies face,  adopted strategies to better function as peace builders especially when met with stumbling blocks. All these were coordinated by Mankah Tabuwe Akwo, head of Communication and Advocacy lead. They also identified areas that are fertile grounds for seeds of discord to grow which include famer grazier, friction in the area of humanitarian responds, family issues, tagging, just to name