"Woman Stand Tall"

Adahmbah
Posted January 24, 2020 from Cameroon
Adah Mbah

Women are often not perceived to have the skills, knowledge or social status needed to bring about change in their communities. Our actions and engagements are always misinterpreted. We are castigated and ridiculed as women peacebuilders.

As a woman, I stand tall in the midst of all my adversaries.

Women support women in engaging in dialogue and recognizing new mediation actors and their approaches. Women stand tall even though they lack adequate access to security, limited access to education and health. Nevertheless, economic and social services are significant challenges facing women in conflict regions in Cameroon.

Despite these shortcomings we are committed as women peacebuilders to implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, UN resolution 1325 and ensure women's participation at every level. Women's voices are part of the solution to the crisis and our voices count.

As women, our participation is crucial in changing gender discrimination and stopping hate speech. It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. “Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.” Woman Stand Tall.#NoWomanNoPeace

This story was submitted in response to Peace for Cameroon.

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Jill Langhus
Jan 25
Jan 25

Hi Adah,

How are you doing, dear? Welcome back! Thanks for sharing. Can you clarify more what you mean more by "our choices...show what we truly are?"

Hope you're doing well and are having a good, safe weekend.

Adahmbah
Jan 29
Jan 29

Hello Jill,

I am great my dear. "Our choice.......show what we truly are?"This simply means that our actions and achievements are reflections of our choices. So much choose what we inturn to do wisely. We must be considerate and show more love.We must be a true reflection of who we are.
Thanks for all your wishes
My best Regards
Adah

Jill Langhus
Jan 31
Jan 31

Hello there:-)

Great to hear! Oh, I see. That makes total sense. Thank you!

That's very true:-) I agree.

You're welcome.

Hope you have a great weekend.

Felicitas Wung
Jan 25
Jan 25

Thanks for sharing.

Adahmbah
Jan 29
Jan 29

You're welcome Felicitas

Lisbeth
Jan 25
Jan 25

Dear sis. Adah,
A warm welcome to you back. We are glad to have you back. That was a real long break, we all have missed you big time :-). Hope all was okay? A nice come back story and I am looking forward to reading more about you and your organization.
Greeting's
Lizzy

Adahmbah
Jan 29
Jan 29

My dear Lizzy,
Thanks for the warm welcome. I am so glad to back.
I have missed you too my beautiful sister.
I will do my best my dear to write more dear
you can read more of our works from the link below.
https://motherofhopecameroon.wordpress.com/2020/01/29/mohcam-in-pictures...
Lots of Love
Adah

Anita Shrestha
Jan 26
Jan 26

Dear Sister
Thank you for sharing this wonder ful piece. How are you dear ? Keep it continue. One most important things is your photo is so attractive and sweet dear. Be always happy. Best of luck

Adahmbah
Jan 29
Jan 29

Dear Anita,
Thanks for your assuring words.
I am doing great.
I will try to keep it rolling.
Thanks for liking my photo.
I promise i will always be happy.
How are you and how is work?
Blessings
Adah

Olutosin
Jan 27
Jan 27

Great woman!!!

Adahmbah
Jan 29
Jan 29

My Dear Tosin,
Happy New year my darling sister.
Thanks, sister. i am taking after you.
Please extend my greetings to all
Love
Adah

Hello, Adah,

It's so nice to hear from you. You peacebuilders are so brave! Thank you for your untiring commitment. I love this quote, “Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.” Thank you for inspiring us today!

Adahmbah
Jan 29
Jan 29

Dear Karen,
Thanks my dear sister. Our goal is to add women's contribution to peacebuilding.
I am glad you were inspired. We need to keep the faith and continue to impact change.
So how are you? how is work?
Best Regards
Adah

You're welcome, dear sister. You are such a wise woman. That's true, women's involvement is vital for peacebuilding.

All is well with me. I am working from home because I need to attend to my two small children ( six-years-old and two-years-old). Both are still dependent on me, the eldest has special needs, nonverbal, with poor muscle. He has Global Development Delay and probably autism. Thank you for asking.

I am currently looking for an online job while spending my free time encouraging our sisters on World Pulse. :)

Adahmbah
Feb 04
Feb 04

Hello Karen,
You're a super mama. Courage sister. We all work with our families tied to our commitments and engagements. Women are too strong. I am also a mom of three 17, 12 and 8 respectively. Two girls and a boy.I wish I had a paid-for you darling. But just keep the search. I'm run a nonprofit organization to raise awareness and add my voice to the systematic and transitional changes in our communities and country. But if you will love to volunteer online with us, then that will be great.
Thanks for all the encouragement.
Together we are stronger.
with lots of Love
Adah

Hello, dear. Thank you for your encouragement and kind words. :) So sweet of you. I would love to volunteer if only I have more time on my hands. I am already volunteering in World Pulse. :) You're welcome, sister. Yes, we are stronger together. Love and hugs!

Adahmbah
Feb 11
Feb 11

Together We are stronger indeed.
In sisterhood
Adah

Endale Edith
Jan 29
Jan 29

Hello Adah,

Thank you for sharing this with us. I love this: "As a woman, I stand tall in the midst of all my adversaries". This is what makes us unique and strong, the ability to overcome adversity.

Adahmbah
Feb 01
Feb 01

My dear Endale,
Thanks for your encouraging words. Women need to be able to move when crying. We don't give up because we have the ability to overcome. Yes, no matter what happens we still have to stand tall. We are that hope and strength which our families and communities depend on.
Let us keep the steam even in conflict.
Blessings
Adah

Endale Edith
Feb 05
Feb 05

I love your spirit my dear Adah. Keep it up!

Adahmbah
Feb 11
Feb 11

Thank You, my dear sister.