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New education initiative targets hard to reach girls in Cameroon
New education initiative targets hard to reach girls in Cameroon
Cameroon’s national efforts in accelerating progress in girls’ education got a major boost with the launch of the “My Education, My Future” initiative on 4 May. Read More >
Mothers’ campaign promotes girls’ right to schooling in northern Cameroon
Mothers’ campaign promotes girls’ right to schooling in northern Cameroon
Hawa Mahmadou, 12, was devastated when she was forced to drop out of school two years ago because her parents couldn’t afford the fees. She spent her days doing household chores. Read More >
In Cameroon, changing attitudes and safe water mean more girls in school
In Cameroon, changing attitudes and safe water mean more girls in school
MBANG, MBOUM, Cameroon, 13 June 2007 – In the village of Mbang-Mboum, traditional attitudes toward girls have long kept them out of school. Domestic chores fall to girls and women, and essential tasks like carrying water for the household take precedence over education. Read More >
With mothers’ help, more girls are going to school in Cameroon
With mothers’ help, more girls are going to school in Cameroon
GAYAK, Cameroon, 25 May 2007 – In a small village in the northern part of Cameroon, a group of women, both young and old recently gathered to sit under a mango tree. Gayak is in the poorest region of Cameroon where as many as 4 out of 10 people live below the poverty line. Read More >

 

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