Country Cameroon
Year 2008
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Awareness-raising activities to combat violence against women have included:

  • Design and dissemination of specific messages;
  • Design and dissemination of posters and picture boxes;
  • Participation in the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign launched by the United Nations;
  • Organization of educational talks;
  • Education for a culture of peace and for family and conjugal life;
  • Premarital counselling;
  • Marriage counselling;
  • Radio and television programmes such as Entre nous les dames (Just Between Us, Ladies), Femmes, familles et société (Women, Families and Society) and Planète femmes (Planet Women), as well as publication of the Ministry’s magazine Femmes et Familles Magazine (Women and Families Magazine) and production of posters, banners, television spots, flyers, leaflets, pennants, T-shirts, caps, bulletin boards, CD-ROMs, etc.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/CMR/Q/3/Add.1 p.10