GBV: The need for more emergency safe houses in NW/SW Regions

In times of crisis, setting up safe and confidential systems so that survivors of GBV can stay, be it with family or in other undisclosed locations is an emergency response overlooked in the two English speaking regions of Cameroon despite the increase in GBV cases due to the Anglophone crisis.  According to a study carried out by International Rescue Committee, more than 85% of respondents said women and girls experience rape, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence, denial of resources/opportunities, psychological abuse, physical violence, and early marriage. More than 70% have expressed an increase in security concerns affecting women and … Continue reading GBV: The need for more emergency safe houses in NW/SW Regions

Medicins du monde Suisse schools NW journalists on GBV

Gender-based violence has been on the rise since the Anglophone crisis started in the North West and South West regions. Girls, women, children, and men have experienced violence either physically, emotionally or psychologically. The information was revealed by Fuh George Kisob, communication officer of Medicin du Monde during a one day workshop for professional and student journalists in Bamenda on the 1st of June 2019. Organized by Medicins du Monde, the workshop served as a platform for participants to get an in-depth understanding of GBV.Participants were also drilled on the meaning of Gender and Gender-based violence which are some key … Continue reading Medicins du monde Suisse schools NW journalists on GBV