WILPF Cameroon has played a crucial role in mobilising on Women, Peace and Security across the country and developing Cameroon’s National Action Plan, and now hopes that the implementation will substantially increase women’s participation in peace work across the country. Established officially on 31 January 2014, WILPF Cameroon made the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 …
Cameroon 2018 (English)
The Government of Cameroon launched its first 1325 National Action Plan (NAP) in November 2017 for a period of three years (2018-2020). The main data for identifying NAP priorities was compiled by WILPF Cameroon, which has also played a crucial role in mobilising on Women, Peace and Security across the country and developing this NAP.
2020 Feminist ceasefire May 2020 WPS Monitor: Brokering a Feminist Global Ceasefire 2019 Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – Cameroon 13 May 2019 Arria-Formula Meeting on the Humanitarian Crisis in Cameroon 2018 Women, Peace and Security: Contribution of WILPF Cameroon to the Universal Periodic Review
The Government of Cameroon launched its first National Action Plan (NAP) in November 2017 for a period of three years (2018-2020). The NAP was developed by the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and the Family, with technical and financial support from UN Women and determining contributions of the concerted public administrations, civil society organisations, community leaders.
Cameroonian women’s political power has increased rapidly, with the number of women in the National Assembly doubling in the 2013 elections. Cameroon is not involved with any wars or significant armed conflicts, but there are ongoing disputes with Nigeria over oil rich land in the border area.