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Humanitarian Crisis in Cameroon

Civilians in remote areas of Cameroon are facing a growing humanitarian crisis. They have been isolated due to violent conflict between anglophone separatists within the country and the government. Meanwhile, aid groups are finding it difficult to find and help those civilians affected by the conflict, and are unsure of the exact number of Cameroon civilians internally displaced due to the conflict.

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International Women’s Day 2018 as seen in sub-Saharan Africa

On Thursday, May 8, the world celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD), a day to collectively celebrate the economic, social, political, and cultural achievements of women while also raising the call for gender equality worldwide. IWD has been observed since the early 20th century, with the first March 8th gathering occurring with the support of nearly one million people in Austria, Denmark, Germany, and Switzerland. This year’s theme was “Time is now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”

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