Gender: A mail exchange

Some time ago we started our E-Mail-Exchange on the topic of Gender equality because we feel that it is a topic that concerns us on many levels at the moment and we are very interested on the different views on the matter. Additionally, YOW Bremen will have a workshop on…


Nationalism and globalisation – What’s the connection?

AN ESSAY IN SOCIOLOGY In a world of economic and financial flows growing ever more interconnected across the world and state borders, societies are brought into increasingly close contact. The division of labour is globalised, furthered by the development of new transport, production and communication technology. With the establishment of…


re-centering

YOW Bremen met in April to re-center its project work and activities: We worked out our vision, recollected its values and started afresh into a new project phasis.


YOW Incoming 2017 – A joyful encounter

From December 4th till December 18th members of YOW Bafoussam visited YOW Bremen for two weeks filled with inspiring workshops on equality and nature, including a three-day-trip to the snowy mountains of the Hartz, meetings and discussions with politicians, university students and volunteers. Our journey ended with a colourful intercultural…


Age

Age. Such an immutable as relative number, determining your place in society, determining the expectations put on you, determining the group of your friends, determining your possibilities in life. Here in Germany the first questions people ask you are: “What are you doing?” and “How old are you?”. School classes…


Tale as old as time

Two seconds can apparently change a whole lot in the world of film and cinema – at least when they feature two men at a ball stumbling into each other during a dance and shooting each other a surprised, yet not deprecatory glance before continuing to dance with one another.…


Vision of a Cameroonian Youth

As a Cameroonian youth, my vision is to see a future Cameroon where every one sees his or her errors, admid them and sees how she or he can remedy his fault. This is because if every one refuses to listen or accepts to be wrong when proven so, then…


the anglophone “problem” – rejoinder

UNESCO  can’t declare a blank year in Cameroon or another country because they don’t have the legal capacity and power to declare a blank year in a country. A blank year can only be declare by a country itself i.e. Cameroon is the one to declare a blank year. On…


the anglophone “problem” – replies

Due to this anglophone problems, it is very unfortunate that it will penalise the whole country at all levels, especially on the educational level. If the manifestations continue, this school year will be declared a blanck year and all exams will be suspended, as declared by the UNESCO. I don’t…


the anglophone “problem”

It is with a very big sorrow that I’m writing you about what is happening to my fellows brothers and sisters of the Anglophone regions of Cameroon (South West and North West). Is there an Anglophone problem? Yes, of course there is an Anglophone problem. Has this government really cared…