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Cameroon: Habiba’s Challenge against Child Marriage

In Cameroon, one out of every three girls is married before the age of 18. Married at 14 against her will, Habiba, now 17 years old, is determined to help other girls stay in school and follow their dreams. (Video cou...

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Resilience in the Face of Terrorism: Victims’ Voices from Cameroon

When Boko Haram came for her family, Wala Matari dressed her sons as girls, hoping to stop them being recruited by the terrorist group. Wala, from northern Cameroon, is just one of millions of people who have been dis...

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Refugees flee Boko Haram

Tens of thousands of Nigerian men women and children have found refuge in Cameroon as they flee Boko Haram attacks in their country. In Goura, North-East Cameroon, the United Nations have provided basic shelter, huma...

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Refugees flee Boko Haram

Tens of thousands of Nigerian men women and children have found refuge in Cameroon as they flee Boko Haram attacks in their country. In Goura, North-East Cameroon, the United Nations have provided basic shelter, huma...

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Service and Sacrifice: Cameroonian peacekeeper empowering women and girls

Gladys Ngwepekeum Nkeh is a United Nations Police (UNPOL) officer from Cameroon, working with the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic. She partners with local communities in Bangui to ensure secur...

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Empowering Women and Girls in the Central African Republic

Gladys Ngwepekeum Nkeh is a United Nations Police (UNPOL) officer from Cameroon, working with the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic. She coordinates with local communities in CAR’s capital, Bangu...

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Cameroon: A Silent Killer

Cancer - It kills more people people around the world than HIV and AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis combined. And now, it's emerging as one of the leading causes of death in Africa. We travel to Cameroon in West Africa ...

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Cameroon: Mobile Lab Detects Animal Diseases

Animal diseases are a major problem in many African countries, including Cameroon, where the majority of people depend on agriculture and livestock to survive. A revolutionary rapid solution devised by scientists wor...

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Cameroon: drive against malnutrition

United Nations, New York, January 2010 - Despite the country's relative political and economic stability, large numbers of Cameroonian farmers are undernourished. Child malnutrition rates in the country are well beyon...

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Cameroon juvenile justice

United Nations, July 2008 - Overcrowded prisons in Cameroon house youths who sometimes wait years to get tried for petty crimes. UNICEF is helping improve these conditions for minors, while a new rehabilitation centr...