Capacity building workshop on the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV) with adolescent girls and young women
The workshop started with the arrival and registration of participants who were representatives of the Tubah and Bamenda III Councils, the target area for this project. However, some of the participants came from the Civil Society working in the field of GBV.
Mme Assumta, the Programmes Manager of CAGEAD welcomed the participants and presented the program of the day. She highlighted the fact GBV is mostly perpetrated on girls and women and was the reason for the selection of the participants which included university students in whose milieu GBV is greatly practiced. She said that after this training workshop, the participants will go out as CAGEAD Ambassador in the fight against GBV in their various communities. She called on all the participants to be active and participatory thorough out workshop.
An overview of the project was given by the CEO and Founder of CAGEAD, Mme Clotilda Andiensa. The project is about STRENTHENING SOCIAL STRUCTURES FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST SGBV AMDIDST COVID-19 IN THE NORTH WEST REGION, she reiterated that this project is coming against the backdrop of the crises that has bedrock of the socio-economic and political landscape of the English speaking regions of Cameroon as well as the COVID-19 pandemic that is having a great tool on the populations and economies of the world.
CAGEAD collaborated with one of their local partners, Doctors without Borders (DWB) who were the main facilitators of the workshop as they have an extensive package on GBV culled from their expertise in the domain. 04 team members from Doctors without Borders were present and positioned to talk of different subject matter.