Cameroon signs declaration to protect women’s right

Cameroon Report – YAOUNDE

Cameroon, along with 31 UN members signed a declaration on ‘promoting women’s health and strengthening the family.’

The document, known as The Geneva Consensus Declaration was signed on Oct. 22.

”Having intended to gather on the margins of the 2020 World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland to review progress made and challenges to uphold the right to the highest attainable standards of health for women; to promote women’s essential contribution to health, and strength of the family and of a successful and flourishing society; and to express the essential priority of protecting the right to life, committing to coordinated efforts in multilateral fora; despite our inability to meet in Geneva due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, in solidarity, we… 

1. Reaffirm “all are equal before the law,” and “human rights of women are an inalienable, integral, and indivisible part of all human rights and fundamental freedoms”;


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