Association for the Protection of Women's and Children's Rights (APWCR)

The Association for the Protection of Women’s and Children’s Rights (APWCR) is a non-governmental organization dedicated to protecting the rights and livelihoods of Cameroon’s women and children. 

The organization was founded and registered in 1999 (Registration No. 70/G.37/D1/VOL III OAPP of 3-th December, 1999) and is headquartered in the town of Limbe in Cameroon’s South West Region.

At APWCR, we envision a Cameroon where all citizens enjoy basic human rights without fear of persecution. We are currently working to realize this vision through legal research, educational programming and advocacy. We believe that change must come at all levels of Cameroonian society. As such, we work to develop and facilitate community-level programming, as well as coordinate national-level advocacy and awareness-building.

APWCR currently maintains 215 registered members who are beneficiaries of and contributors to our various programmatic initiatives. The organization is governed by a board of nine directors and who are responsible for drafting organizational policy and is comprised of three permanent members who approve and oversee the implementation of APWCR’s proposed agenda and programs. The general assembly the programs of every year and elects the six members to join the three permanent members .. 

Duration / Dates

From 01 week to 06 Months

Costs / Pay

APWCR would have loved to pay the volunteer but regret that because of lack of finance will not be able but will recruiting volunteers who will be able to prove that they will be able to take charge with their total accommodation, feeding, insurance, health while in Cameroon. APWCR shall only provide an office space, internet connection and supervision during his/her stay and also an official invitation letter to facilitate entry visa to Cameroon.

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