How I became feminist

I grew up with girls only so I never faced gender discrimination in my childhood. Never felt I was below a man because of my gender. Four years ago, I left my parents house for a students residency. There, I started to live with boys who all their lives experienced…


Being a woman (in Cameroon)

I will wake up in the morning earlier to get the kid ready and to prepare the breakfast of my husband  I will after go to work then to the market  I will arrive home maybe earlier as my husband but still go in the kitchen to get him something…


Political consciousness?

I wake today quite earlier and I turned on the TV : corona virus , war in Syria , political trouble in bielrussia  and what again ? Children killed in Kumba . What is going on in this world ? People are dying but some are closing their eyes .…


Take the second chance

After the rain the rainbowAfter the wind the calmAfter the snow the silenceThen what after the flood?Will there be peace?  Will human will be conscious about all the damages they are responsible of? Will there be more empathy and love on the Earth ??? I hope so .I hope that we…


What after?

What after?What after us?No we did not do everything wellI don’t feel satisfy of our actions, Of my actions.Could this situation be a divine punishment? Or just a warning?What after us?I believe there will be something brighter. After us, the flood?After us, the light Lucy


So what now?

So what now?We are facing new challengesWe are facing  airWe are facing  waterWe are facing the natureAnd we are facing our worldOur habits, our lives, at all we are facing ourselves.Nothing will be the same, and we should be the part of this new world.Inequality, selfishness, conspiracies, division have to…


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…


Cameroon – Political affairs in April 2018

YOW Bafoussam on the current political situation in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions: The situation in Cameroon is worst, worst and worst. Why? Firstly the Anglophone crisis is not yet finished but instead goes at an alarming rate. Apart of people who started this crisis in October 2016 I.e. some wanted federalism,…


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.