Cameroon

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Young people face unique barriers when seeking accurate information about abortion, and in accessing abortion services. This series showcases strategies implemented by IPPF Member Associations that have successfully reduced these barriers and increased young people’s access to abortion information and ...

#IDAHOT - Stories from LGBTI Youth across the Federation

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The Cameroon National Planning Association for Family Welfare (CAMNAFAW) was created in 1987 to respond to the needs of women who wanted to plan their families and to enjoy higher standards of living. The organization has rapidly grown into the ...
Wilfred is a 22-year-old gay activist in Cameroon, who worked as a community organizer in the organization Affirmative Action. Same-sex acts are punishable by imprisonment of up to five years and the media has repeatedly launched homophobic campaigns. Wilfred is ...
A series of films that feature the personal stories of three women who have had an abortion in Cameroon, France and India were launched by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today. The films are part of an IPPF effort ...
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Video
This is the story of Michelle who had an abortion in relative secrecy in Cameroon, a country that criminalizes abortion under most circumstances. Michelle shares her feelings and experience of having an abortion without the support of her family, and ...
IPPF thrives because it has an immense base of volunteer support. Here, individuals all around the world share their thoughts on volunteering: Roger: “The spirit of volunteerism is what I feel most passionate about. There is always something to give. ...
“Today, I am able to assume my sexual orientation because I have come out of the woods to claim my identity, and nothing will ever take it away from me.” (Project beneficiary) In Cameroon same-sex sexual activity is punishable by ...
Over 10% of Cameroonians are living with HIV. 63% are women. Out of every 1000 live births, 148 children will not survive beyond the age of 5. Mothers living with HIV are at particular risk of losing their children. Without ...