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UN Women advocates for more gender statistics in Cameroon

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

UN Women and the Sub-Regional Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics (ISSEA) held a training seminar on gender statistics on 16–18 February 2021 in Yaoundé for future officers of the National Statistical System. Seventy young statisticians were introduced to the process of incorporating a gender perspective into statistics processes, including collection, analysis, dissemination, and use.

Innovation and technology at the service of women farmers from Northern Senegal

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Last November, women farmers from REFAN (Network of Women Farmers of the North) as well as representatives from SAED (National Society for the Development and Exploitation of the Lands of the Senegal River Delta and the Senegal River and Falémé Valleys) have benefited from drone piloting training which will greatly facilitate the inspection of their field schools and thus improve yields. In fact, in recent years, there has been a growing use of aircraft in the agricultural sector...

Grassroots women’s organization makes a powerful impact with its project in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Actions pour la Réinsertion Sociale de la Femme (ARSF) is an organization, based in South Kivu, focused on community development and women’s participation in decision-making. Its project, entitled “Socio-economic reinsertion of women in Mushinga to consolidate peace in the Walungu Territory (South Kivu Province)“ is funded through the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund and receives technical support from UN Women. Small group brainstorming session during the...

Participatory visual methods trainings in Cameroon

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Second Chance Education Project (SCE) five project sites (Ngam Refugee Camp, Minawao Refugee Camp, Mora, Mokolo and Bertoua) 16-25 November 2020 . Online learning portal through blended and independent learning opportunities is one of the two modalities through which Second Chance Education Project (SCE) is delivered to develop a global blueprint for providing women who dropped out of school with pathways into livelihoods, employment and leadership positions. SCE Online learning portal...

Second Chance Education and Vocational Learning Project in Cameroon

Monday, December 14, 2020

Minawao Refugee camp, Photo credit UN Women Cameroon Since 2018, UN Women’s  Second Chance Education Project Program   has been leveraging partnerships, holistic approaches and innovative technology to break current trends, and provide a comprehensive solution for marginalized young women in conflict affected areas in Cameroon. In this light, a total number of 1000 women and girls (refugees, IDPs and host population) who are school dropout were identified together with...

UN Women conducts pilot training for women in humanitarian fields

Monday, July 2, 2018

Research has shown that women are at risk in both private and public spaces, neighborhoods, communities and large cities. There is a myriad of challenges that women are faced with not only in everyday work but also when going to the field, especially when undertaking various assignments at different work environments and offices.

UN Women Africa Regional Office conducts its first training for senior drivers

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The area of Diplomatic Etiquette and Protocol can at times be difficult to understand without specialized background professional knowledge and experience. As part of their day to day work, senior drivers of UN Women are required to display high levels of professionalism which requires an in-depth understanding of the various layers of Protocol and Etiquette.

Peacekeeping Training For Female Officers Extols Role Played by Women in the Military

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The second UN peacekeeping training for female military officers, convened by UN Women in collaboration with the South African government, concluded after two busy weeks on Friday, September 18th. Held at the South African Army School’s Peace Mission Training Centre in Pretoria, the training was attended by 40 female officers from 26 countries around the world.

“I bought a mattress and health insurance” – rural Rwandan farmer

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Through Farmer Field Schools, more than 350 Rwandan farmers have learned about nutrition, modern agricultural techniques and business skills while creating cooperatives and pooling savings.

Coca-Cola South Africa and UN Women partner to economically empower women

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Coca-Cola South Africa and UN Women today announced a partnership of a newly launched programme to promote the advancement and economic empowerment of women.

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