Gwain Colbert

The twin struggle to end gender-based violence and achieve equal rights for women cannot be won without the efforts of men. Gwain Colbert, co-founder of A Common Future, challenges men to work toward a more just society by challenging their own problematic views on women.

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It is because of indigenous African women’s strength and resilience that our families and communities have been kept alive, not western development concepts and models.

Thousands of persons displaced by Boko Haram attacks in northern Cameroon are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. But they have virtually been forgotten by the Paul Biya government whose attention is focused - rather disproportionately - on refugees.