25th November 2023 marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women with the theme "Invest to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls" This also marked the launching of the start of the 16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.
The International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women is observed worldwide on November 25th each year, as designated by the United Nations General Assembly. the day aims to create awareness that women are victims of various forms of violence, including domestic violence and rape. it also sheds light on the magnitude and reality of the problem which is often ignored
the day started with an Activism walk from OIC to Bongo Square Buea with CSOs, INGOs, and Humanitarian Communities, during this activity, Reach Out Cameroon organized a pledge of commitment to End GBV bringing together CSOs, INGOs, NGOs, and the humanitarian community, we had each organization through a representative sign the pledge and do a hand stamp against the name of the organization.
In line with inclusion and engaging men in the fight against GBV, we collaborated with the traditional artist Relly Ebini for the Activism Walk.