Sexual Violence in conflict

Segnou Carine Mbaye
Posted June 19, 2020 from Cameroon

On this international day for the elimination of sexual violence in conflict, I stand in solidarity with survivors. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 19 June of each year the Elimination of sexual violence in conflict inorder to raise awareness for the need to end conflict related sexual violence around the world and to pay tribute to those who courageously devoted their lives to and lost their lives standing up for the eradication of these crimes

Espacially here in the Anglophone Regions of Cameroon that has the Anglophone crisis, the rate of conflict related sexual violence is drastically rising with women, men, girls, boys being violated directly or indirectly raped, some turned to sex slaves to either of the conflicting parties, there is forced pregnancy,forced prostitution. statistics indicate that it is increasing  teenage pregnancies and indiscriminate abortions in the English speaking Regions of Cameroon

On this day we call on all the stakeholders to intervene in the way they can to ensure that these violations are at a minimal 

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Chi8629
Jun 19
Jun 19

Thank you for sharing .
Please stay safe out there .
Much love .

Thelma obani 2020
Jun 22
Jun 22

Thanks for sharing dear.
Stay strong and safe

Sinyuy Geraldine
Jun 24
Jun 24

My dear sister Carine, thank you so much for sharing this story. I stand with you to say no to sexual violence in conflict. I know that women are at a greater risk of sexual harassment in the crisis plagued English speaking regions of Cameroon and the situation should be made worse by the Covid 19. We all say no to sexual violence at all times.

Hello, Carine,

Welcome to World Pulse! It's nice to meet you. Thank you for raising your voice against sexual violence. Let's make our voices louder. We stand with you.

Julie Desai
Jul 11
Jul 11

Thank you for sharing

Anita Shrestha
Jul 13
Jul 13

Thank you for sharing

Kika Katchunga
Jul 13
Jul 13

Hello sister carine;
you have my full support my sister, thank you for sharing with us this fight against violence; I also say no to sexual violence

Feka
Jul 24
Jul 24

I stand with you in this fight. Thank you for sharing

Vanora.Lee
Jul 24
Jul 24

Proud of you! Stay safe!

Regina Afanwi Young
Jul 29
Jul 29

Hello Carbine, you are most welcome to world pulse. I can feel the pain as I read through your story especially as I live in this crises region and see women and girls go through all these forms of violence everyday. Yes dear as you rightly said stakeholders should take steps to make sure all these come to an end. Thanks for your story. Will love to read more on this. Please stay safe
In sisterhood

Regina

Kabahenda
Aug 09
Aug 09

Hello Carine, welcome to World Pulse and thank you so much for sharing your story. Sexual violence against women in times of conflict has become a permanent pandemic! We should condemn it for what it is: a crime against humanity. I am very glad that you are raising this issue. It would help us to know how you are engaged with this issue, but I want you know that you are not alone. I encourage you to keep working for the good of women and to keep us updated. More power to you.

Kabahenda
Aug 09
Aug 09

Thanks for sharing this. The issue you are raising is very important.

Kabahenda
Aug 09
Aug 09

Dear Carine,

Thanks for sharing this important news. I will remember to keep June 19 on my calender.
All the best to you.