International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Cameroon commemorates the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls, and kicks off the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence Campaign
UN Women Cameroon in collaboration with the other agencies, government and civil society organized the official launch of the 16 days activism against gender based violence.
Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The Minister was speaking this Wednesday November 25, 2015 during the official ceremony to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and girls and the launch of the 16 Days of activism against Gender based violence campaign.
The Minister also used the occasion to decry the use of young girls as suicide bombers by terrorist groups in Cameroon.
“Let us join forces to end this crime, promote full gender equality and realize a world where women and girls enjoy the safety they deserve – for their sake and for all of humanity”, The SG message stated.
The official kick off of the campaign by the Minister was preceded by a joint conference between the government, UN system and the civil society organization on the distance covered in ending gender based violence in Cameroon.
- FAJONG Joseph