• Posted on: 15 March 2022

FFAC / CAIWOF Executive Director named amongst world Change Makers by The Thomson Reuters Foundation

The Executive Director of Cameroon Indigenous Women Forum, CAIWOF, Ms. Bouba Aeisatu has been selected as one of the 2021 “Change makers” in the world.

Ms. Bouba Aeisatu has been honored by The Thomson Reuters Foundation. She was chosen by crack team of International jury who scrutinized over 3,000 applicants from the seven continents of the world.

Our Executive Director and 23 other change makers were officially announced during the annual Trust Conference in November 17 and 18, 2021.

The Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Change Maker’s programmer brings together some of the most inspiring pioneers and innovators from across the globe, committed to developing concrete solutions to pressing human rights issues.

“After succeeding in my education I decided to go back to my community to challenge harmful cultural practices and rescue young girls from child marriage Ms Bouba pledged in her words in a panel she participated during the conference.

This is her second International Recognition within two months, for her strive in empowering women and girls especially the indigenous ones who are sometimes marginalized at the different levels in the society.

During the Commemoration of the 2021 edition of the International ID-Day, last September 16, she was recognized amongst the Identity-For-All in Africa, ID4Africa 2021 Champions, for her enormous efforts in highlighting the contribution of indigenous people.