Women for a Change Cameroon (WFAC) was formed in October 2009, to respond to the need to promote and protect the Cameroonian young women's human rights, and to support, connect, and encourage women to work together to create a caring communtiy, cutting across the gender barriers and constraints.
WFAC Cameroon was founded by Zoneziwoh Mbondgulo, to help and empower young women and girls, and especially students.
It was formally recognised, by the University of Buea, as a campus-based association, on the 26th November 2009 and was originally called WFAC Buea. The reason for choosing the university milieu was twofold:
WFAC Cameroon has, since then, gone on to break waves, changed lives and restored hope to many young people, female students in particular. WFAC Cameroon has been a source of inspiration to young women. For example, through WFAC Cameroon, over five young women have led leadership programs and created youth groups.
Through its training seminars, leadership discussions, and HIV and gender advocacy programs, it has successfully reached out to tens of hundreds of young people in the community (as well as the online global/local audience).
Women for a Change (WFAC) Buea was formed in October 2009, to respond to the need to promote and protect rights of young Cameroonian women, and to support, connect, and encourage women to work together to create a caring communtiy, cutting across the gender barriers and constraints.
WFAC Buea is based at the University of Buea, in the Southwest Region of Cameroon.
In many regions of Cameroon a woman traditionally was regarded as the property of her husband. Because of the importance attached to customs and traditions, civil laws protecting women often are not respected...