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Latest items for Cameroon

Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

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Sept. 18, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: GEW-DATA-1

"Boko Haram, one of the world’s deadliest extremist groups, has used at least 105 women and girls in suicide attacks since June 2014, when a woman set off a bomb at an army barracks in Nigeria, according to The Long War Journal, which tracks terrorist activity" (para 5). "According to Ms. Amos, Boko Haram’s use of women as weapons is a carefully thought-out strategy, one some of the women accept. Ms. Amos said that of the 30 or so female captives enrolled in training with her, seven girls were enthusiastic about carrying out suicide missions" (para 28). "Ms. Amos was lucky. Boko Haram fighters decided not to 'marry' her, a ...more
Sept. 18, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: GEW-PRACTICE-1

"Boko Haram, one of the world’s deadliest extremist groups, has used at least 105 women and girls in suicide attacks since June 2014, when a woman set off a bomb at an army barracks in Nigeria, according to The Long War Journal, which tracks terrorist activity" (para 5). "'This isn’t something you can defeat or eradicate outright,' said Issa Tchiroma Bakary, the minister of communications in Cameroon, where 22 female suicide bombers have been identified since the start of this year" (para 7). "Ms. Amos, 47, said the fighters had come to her village in the morning, firing weapons as they spilled out of cars and rounded up women and ...more
Sept. 18, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: EWCMS-PRACTICE-4

"Boko Haram, one of the world’s deadliest extremist groups, has used at least 105 women and girls in suicide attacks since June 2014, when a woman set off a bomb at an army barracks in Nigeria, according to The Long War Journal, which tracks terrorist activity" (para 5). "'This isn’t something you can defeat or eradicate outright,' said Issa Tchiroma Bakary, the minister of communications in Cameroon, where 22 female suicide bombers have been identified since the start of this year" (para 7). "In Cameroon, many of the recent bombings have been carried out by girls in their early teens, leaving officials and analysts to wonder whether the girls were ...more
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

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Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

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Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 31, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: LRCM-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-LAW-2

"In its report entitled Profil de l'égalité des sexes : Cameroun (mars 2002), the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) indicated that, in Cameroon, [CIDA English version] "domestic violence against women is common" (Canada Mar. 2002). Quoting women's rights advocates, this report also indicated that, in Cameroon, [CIDA English version] 'the law does not impose effective penalties on men who commit acts of domestic violence. There are no gender-specific assault laws, despite the fact that women were the predominant victims of domestic violence. Spousal abuse is not a legal ground for divorce'" (p 1)
Aug. 31, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"Two sources indicate that spousal rape is not criminalized" (p 5)
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

11.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

8.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

4.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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