Sunday, August 5, 2018

Women Threaten Sex-strike To Solve Anglophone Crisis


JDC | A group of women in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon have threatened to go on a sex-strike as a means of pushing the nation to seeking solutions to the crisis rocking the regions for close to two years now.

Meeting in Buea last week during the first annual African Women Solidarity Peace Forum organised by the Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa, CHRDA the women reflected on ways to seek their peers in both regions engaged in finding a lasting solution to the crisis.

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The forum was mainly aimed at strengthening women’s capacities by providing a crisis response platform that will prepare women for dialogue, conflict management, advocacy, violence against women in politics with the goal of sustaining Peace in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon.




The Executive Director of the CHRDA, Felix Agbor Nkongho urged the women to take advantage of their numerical strength and be at the forefront of seeking lasting solutions to the crisis in both regions.

The forum also saw the attendance of women from other African countries who shared their experiences of peace building in their communities with the wome of both Anglophone regions.