Becky Bissong recognized by UN Women Cameroon for promoting women's rights

Tchonko Becky Bissong was given first prize for the “Awards for the consideration of gender balance in the media in Cameroon.”

On November 26, during the first edition of  an event organized within the framework of the #16daysofactivism campaign to #EndGBV in Cameroon, IAWRT Cameroon chapter Head Tchonko Becky Bissong was distinguished by UN WOMEN Cameroon for her contribution to the promotion of women's rights and empowerment of women and girls through her radio magazine programme “CALLING THE WOMEN.”

 

The event was the first FALCON AWARDS by the Global Women Emancipation in Sports aimed at showcasing women sports icons who stood tall against discrimination and other forms of violence women encounter.

 

UN WOMEN Cameroon and the National Communication Council thereby used the occasion to encourage media professionals who promote women's rights and gender equality through their work.