Girls and women in Cameroon are being urged to speak the truth about rapes they have experienced, for their mental health, and to help address the problem.
Host(s): Patience Wirngo, Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Speakers in this program are: three young women who are coming out about their rapes, including Comfort, who since committed suicide; a friend of Comfort; Josephine Nsono (photo), Gender and Child Protection Supervisor for the Cameroon Baptist Convention’s Health Services Operation in Northwest Cameroon; Barrister and gender equality activist Joy Chefu;and Marie-Therese Abena Ondoa, Cameroons Minister of Womens Empowerment and the Family.
Credits: Produced by Patience Wirngo; WINGS series producer, Frieda Werden.
Comments: The speeches of the young women coming out about their rape experiences have been edited to comply with US language restrictions.