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Pathways for Women’s Empowerment and Development (PaWED)

Yaounde, Cameroon
Joined October 2020

We work in Cameroon to ensure a gender just society in which men and women enjoy equity, contribute and benefit as equal partners in the development of the country and the world we advocate train etc

Presence in: Cameroon
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Family, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights

ARTICLE 3: VISION

PaWED envisages a joint effort by all stakeholders for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls.

ARTICLE 4: MISSION

The mission of PaWED shall be to ensure a gender just society in which men and women enjoy equity, contribute and benefit as equal partners in the development of the country and the world

ARTICLE 5: OBJECTIVES AND STRATEGIES

5.1 OBJECTIVES

5.1.1 To analyse the root causes of gender inequality, VAW, GBV, poverty, diseases, hunger, conflict, post war traumatic stress disorder, education parity and climate change.

5.1.2 To evaluate how the above issues and others affect the mental, social, political and economic wellbeing of women and girls and obstruct the implementation of the SDGS.

5.1.3 To advocate for gender equality and lobby for accelerated institutional change with gender mainstreaming at the core.

5.1.4 To implore all stakeholders to actively participate in the crusade to eliminate all forms of discrimination and violence against women and girls.

5.1.5 To educate and train stakeholders to prevent and respond to cases of GBV and inequality.

5.2 STRATEGIES

5.2.1 Researching and reporting on the gender situation in the country and the world.

5.2.2 Enhancing stakeholder’s capacities and knowledge through workshops, leader-ship trainings, educative talks and seminars around gender theories, women human rights principles and cross -cutting issues.

5.2.3 Partnering and networking with Government, United Nations Systems and other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to implement gender and development projects.

5.2.4 Lobbying with government for accelerated institutional change and enactment of gender responsive laws.

5.2.5 Fundraising to Mobilize resources for proper execution of the objectives of PaWED

People Associated With This Organization

Nicoline Nwenushi Tumasang Wazeh

Cameroon  
Pathways for Women’s Empowerment...
Joined October 2020
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights
I am an adult female Cameroonian, from the English Speaking Northwest Region, Married with kids. I am a Gender and Development Specialist, a Jurist and a Civil Society Activist. I am the Founder and CEO of Pathways for Women's Empowerment and Development (PaWED) a national association registered in Cameroon. I am also the managing Director of a Women's Economic Empowerment Common Initiative Group called Integrated Agricultural Training Centre (IATC). I am also one of the Chairs of the Cameroon Women's Peace Movement (CAWOPEM). I hold a Master's degree in Gender and Development from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) on the University of Sussex in the Uk. I am particularly interested in the Empowerment of women and girls with focus on peace security and access to justice. I also search on my interest topics and have written a few documents. joining this network is another opportunity to network , share experiences and learn from others. Legal empowerment of women and girls being at the centre of my work, this network promises to provide me with the opportunity to meet Cameroonians and other activists around the world working on the same thematic.

Nicoline Nwenushi Tumasang Wazeh

Cameroon  
Pathways for Women’s Empowerment...
Joined May 2022
Interests: Children's Rights, Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Disability Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Ethnic / Religious Minorities' Rights, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
I am a Gender and Development Expert /Consultant, a Human Rights Defender and a Civil Society Activist. I am joining this platform to be able to share my knowledge and experience, learned and network with likeminded human rights and civil society actors; and benefit from the funding opportunities offered by this platform to carry out my human rights and civil society activities. I have demonstrable experience in human rights advocacy, capacity building, manual production, shadow reporting, policy assessment and others.

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