Remembering Damaris Mounlom of FESADE, Cameroon

Damaris trained generations of passionate advocates for young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Sexual Health and Rights Conference Tackles Harmful Traditional Practices in Africa

The African Conference on Sexual Health and Rights presents an opportunity to propose strategies to shift the culture of silence on sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Partner: Femmes-Santé-Développement (FESADE)

  • November 12, 2013

In Cameroon, young people’s access to comprehensive sexuality education is low, leaving them vulnerable to unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortion, and STIs, including HIV. Responding to these concerns, FESADE, founded in 1993, developed an interest in adolescent sexual and reproductive health. FESADE has addressed this hole in young people’s education by developing a peer education program…

Top Ten Wins #4: Empowering Young People During the Year Of Youth

  • December 22, 2010

Every year we do a list of Top Ten Wins for women’s health and rights. Check out all 10 on the blog, or download here. Summer 2010 marked the beginning of the United Nations Year of Youth. Fittingly, IWHC’s courageous partners in Africa, Asia, and…

A Step Forward for Cameroon, A Step Forward for All

  • April 26, 2007

Statement by Adrienne Germain, President, International Women’s Health Coalition, at FESADE’s Comprehensive Sexuality Education Curriculum launch, Yaoundé, Cameroun, April 26, 2007 (2 pages). *** I am thrilled and honored to join all of you here today. It is a privilege to share this landmark occasion with FESADE students and parents, alumni and staff, and honored…

Taking Steps of Courage: Teaching Adolescents about Sexuality and Gender in Nigeria and Cameroun

  • August 27, 2000

This report describes gender-sensitive approaches to sexuality education and provides program examples based on the work of IWHC's partners in Nigeria and Cameroon.