Promoting space and voice of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in decision making and National Health Processes

The Project had as key objectives: 

  • To increase meaningful engagement of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in Global Fund processes and related national policies in Cameroon through supporting  AGYW representation and participation

  • To improve the availability of integrated HIV and ASRH services for AGYW, leading to increased access to HIV and Adolescent SRH services

  • Create greater awareness on AGYW involvement and participation in HIV/AIDs related processes

CAGEAD as Country lead was responsible for: 

  • Supervising and coordinating  activities of 06 grantees in Cameroon
  • Provide technical organizational development capacity and mentorship to grantees
  • Organize and lead coordination meetings with Grantees to ensure that their advocacy agendas align with country profiles and strategy
  • Map out key platforms and other civil society that can support efforts of the consortium
  • Coordinate the promotion and profiling of Her Voice Fund in country by continuous  engagement of local media and  social media

Key Outcomes 

  • Facilitate the Strengthening of Organizational Development Capacity for Her Voice Fund Grantee organizations and Country Lead( see report attached)
  • Improve AGYW’s Knowledge on SRHR and  Gender Based Violence and Provision of Basic Relief services  in conflict and COVID-19 setting in the NW Region of Cameroon(see Report attached)
  • Organize National Forum to Launch the HER VOICE FUND strategy for 2022-2025
  • Carry out research and produced of a factsheet on SRHR policies  with recommendations for AGYW participation in policy formulation, implementation  and evaluation( see fact sheet attached)