National Forum on the Role of new technologies and innovation in promoting gender equality and empowerment of women and girls

FFAC is organizing a National Forum in Yaounde from the 27-28 of September 2023 on the role of New Technology and Innovation in Promoting Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women.

The Indigenous Women’s Forum of Cameroon (FFAC) is a non-profit organization created in 2012 whose goal is to promote respect for the rights of indigenous women and girls in Cameroon.

The internet penetration rate in Cameroon according to the National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC) was 36.5% in 2022. Women represent 41.6% of social network users compared to 58 .4% for men. Closing the digital divide between men and women is crucial to making progress towards many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). And yet, the road is still long. Based on this observation, strengthening women’s capacities in the use of technologies and innovation to promote and defend women’s rights is more than necessary in the current context. It is to this extent that the Forum des Indigenous Women of Cameroon (FFAC) is organizing a National Forum on  which will bring together 30 women leaders from the ten (10) regions from Cameroon.

GENERAL OBJECTIVE: To contribute to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women through information technologies and innovations.


  1. Build the capacity of women leaders on digital technologies and innovations to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment
  2. Create a platform of women leaders on the theme;
  3. Create a network of women leaders on the use of ICTs for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women;
  4. Monitor the implementation of the recommendations of the National Forum.
  5. Organize restitution sessions in the ten (10) regions.

Date: September 27-28, 2023

Apply before 31 of August 2023 at 5pm on the link

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