The English regions of Cameroon have been facing a socio-political crisis for over five years now and counting. In 2020, the global community-Cameroon inclusive- witnessed the outbreak of COVID-19, and the two English regions were then plaqued into a twin crisis. Women and particularly young girls who are constantly in need of sexual and reproductive health services are surely affected in different ways. Taking into consideration, the lockdowns, covid-19 measures, displacements and destruction of houses just to name these and their effect on SRH service provisions for young girls,
RuWCED-Cameroon is seeking entries on;
•The sexual and reproductive health service challenges young girls (age 10 to 24) face in the context of the twin crisis.
Entry can be through; a 3-5 minutes video OR a 500 words maximum essay OR a painting!
All entries will be acknowledged. If after two days of submitting you don’t receive a message acknowledging receipt of your entry, please send us an email or write us on our Facebook page.
The challenge will run for a period of month. Each week will have three winners:
1st prize: 5000 FCFA
2nd prize: 3000 FCFA
3rd prize: 2000 FCFA
After the deadline, a panel of judges made up of SRH experts will assess the entries and rank them. The prize selection committee will then do the final judgment based on the recommendation from the experts.
Start Date: Friday October 28th, 2022
Deadline: Thursday November 3rd, 2022 at 17:30 PM
Start Date: Friday November 4th, 2022
Deadline: Thursday November 10th, 2022 at 17:30 PM
Start Date: Friday November 11th, 2022
Deadline: Thursday November 11th, 2022 at 17:30 PM
Winners will be announced each week.
Age: 10 years to 25 years (All those under 18, if selected as winners will need parental consent to collect their prizes)
Sex: The challenge is opened to both Male and Female.