country: Cameroon

The Maputo Protocol is now available in Zarma and Hausa

Through the All for Maputo Protocol Initiative, supported by Sida and Equality Now, SOAWR member Réseau des Femmes Leaders pour le Développement (RFLD) has translated the Maputo Protocol into the languages of Hausa and Zarma. Hausa is a language spoken by the Hausa people in Chad, and mainly within the northern half of Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, and the southern half of Niger, with significant minorities in Sudan, Benin and Côte d’Ivoire. According to Britannica, the Hausa language is the most important indigenous lingua franca in West and Central Africa, spoken as a first or second language by about 40–50 million people. Zarma is

Find out more

Women’s Counselling and Information Centre (WCIC)

Le Women’s Counselling and Information Centre (WCIC) s’inscrit dans le paysage assez varié des associations et ONG qui oeuvrent pour la protection et la promotion des droits des femmes au Cameroun.

The Women’s Counselling and Information Centre (WCIC) is part of the diverse landscape of associations and NGOs working for the protection and promotion of women’s rights in Cameroon.

Find out more


Women’s Advocacy and Communication Network (WANET), (ancien FEMNET-CAMEROUN), est un réseau Camerounais de femmes basé à Douala – Cameroun. Il a pour mission de promouvoir le leadership collectif des femmes Camerounaises pour l’égalité, l’éducation à la paix et le développement durable.

Women’s Advocacy and Communication Network (WANET), (formerly FEMNET-CAMEROON), is a Cameroonian women’s network based in Douala – Cameroon. Its mission is to promote the collective leadership of Cameroonian women for equality, peace education and sustainable development.

Find out more


The Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices affecting the Health of Women and Children (IAC) is an international and African regional umbrella body that has been working on policy programmes and actions to eliminate Harmful Traditional Practices in the African Region and worldwide.

Le Comité interafricain sur les pratiques traditionnelles affectant la santé des femmes et des enfants (IAC) est un organisme international et régional africain qui a travaillé sur des programmes et des actions politiques visant à éliminer les pratiques traditionnelles néfastes dans la région africaine et dans le monde entier.

Find out more