When it comes to human rights advocacy, knowledge is power. If you are in Cameroon and have the means to visit our Kumba office, we invite you to drop in and explore the materials in our Information Centre. If you are unable to do so and desire to learn more about the context of our work, please explore the following news sites and information sources.


GCI Reports and Publications

Click here to view GCI’s reports on human rights issues and action plans.


National News

The Post Newspaper

The Cameroon Tribune


International News

allAfrica.com- Cameroon

BBC Country Profile: Cameroon

Africa Confidential- Cameroon Profile and Headlines

IRIN Global


Cameroonian Human Rights

Amnesty International: Cameroon

Human Rights Watch: Cameroon

U.S. State Department’s Human Rights Report: Cameroon

Universal Declaration of Human Rights


Cameroonian History and Law

Cameroonian Constitution

World Factbook: Cameroon (U.S. Central Intelligence Agency)

Researching Cameroonian Law Hauser Global Law School Program, NYU Law

The Harmonization of Business Law in Africa: Is Article 42 of the OHADA Treaty a Problem? (From The Journal of African Law (2007), 51: 95-116)


Gender Equality

UN Women

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Fourth World Conference on the Status of Women (Beijing 1995) and Follow-Up Initiatives

Social Institution and Gender Index: Cameroon

Video: From the Grassroots to the Nation: Promoting Women’s Rights and Political Participation in Cameroon

Conceptializing Women’s Empowerment in Societies in Cameroon: How Does Money Fit In? (From Gender and Development (March 2001). 9.1: 34-41)