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The Cry of a Woman VOF Assignment Week 2

Oh my God, if you could take a minute to review the profile of some women here on earth, then you will be doing them some good. Because they have sat down to take an account of their stay here on earth and honestly, they will tell you, you’ve not being fair and they deserve a better world.

First out of five, I was groomed up by a dynamic but poor widow who believed in giving her children the best. I became venerable and open to so much violence and pain when I lost my dad at the age of six in a motorcycle accident. All our properties were seized by our uncles and we were abandoned because our mum refused to give them our house which was our last hope. I grew up with mixed feelings and was determined to change my world. But I was again faced by this monster of violence characterized by physical, financial, Psychological and emotional trauma. I was beating on a daily bases, tortured Psychological and emotional because I couldn’t contribute to the growth of my home. My husband was 18 years older than I. I got married early because I had to support my mum and her four children.
In the search of solutions to my problems, I met many other women in the same situation and some have miserable accepted their faith but I have refused to see with the fact that African men have the right to torture their women without punishment. I’m one of the founders of a young community based association made up of women living with pain and victims of gender based violence which has strengthened and given more women hope.

However I decided to pursuit my education despite all the huddles and I obtained a degree and two diplomas in Education. I also began visiting the cyber cafes often to learn about the computer and how it operates. Access to education and Information communication technology for women still remains a great challenge with the result that it deprives them of information and economic independence.

I’m limited to more information because I can’t have access to the computer all the time. I have read many articles on women issues and I’m regularly online because the café is a stone throw from my house and has fast internet connections. This has changed my destiny and has brought me closer to so many women leaders in the world and World Pulse where I have found myself today.

I have been so passionate with issues of gender based violence and I am hoping to find wonderful mentors who will help me in the fight for the libration of so many women who can’t take action because of the many traditional set ups and socio-economical constructs which have hindered the growth of their communities despite all the efforts put in place by the International legal instruments on human rights to better the conditions of women in the world. Woman your life is shaped by your thought.



Nakinti's picture

My dear sis, You have gone

My dear sis,
You have gone through a lot.
But the most important thing is that you have used ur difficulty as a stepping stone to success.
I believe in the saying that says 'the difficulties in life are intended to make us better and not bitter'
I admire your courage and charisma.
Keep up the good work.
Nakinti MINPROFF Bamenda

Nakinti B. Nofuru
2013 VOF Correspondent
Reporter for Global Press Institute
Bamenda - Cameroon

Adahmbah's picture

Thanks my sis

I'm tourched by your words and i want all women in the world to take their misfortune as a blessing and to understand that God allows things to happen to us for a purpose which we will realise later in our lifes.
Thanks again by sister and please email me through thiis address
God bless you

ikirimat's picture

Thank you for sharing your

Thank you for sharing your story.
The power in your voice is appreciated. Your resilience and focus will change your communities and therefore continue rising and pursuing your goal.

Be blessed

Grace Ikirimat

"It takes the hammer of persistence to drive the nail of success."

Adahmbah's picture

Thanks Ma Grace

You are there and i have noticed your words of hope keep me going through this period of my life.Thank you very much and i hope i shall come to see my dreams come true.Thanks for the encouragement.
You could write me at

Debra K Adams MA's picture

surviving to thriving

Good for you, to take a negative life experience and turn in to something positive! This is inspiring to me and all women who read your journal entries.

When you have been controlled by the man/husband who was supposed to be your protector and care for you, we just try to make it through the day, and when we are free of this tyranny, we can protect and care for ourselves! I think a life where you are in control of yourself is the best possible outcome.
Please continue your work and your dreams!

"Be the change you want in the world." Gandhi

Debra K. Adams, MA
See my vizify bio!
Survivors In Service: Self Empowerment Strategies (SiSSeS)
Consultant/Speaker/Author & Owner/Founder

Adahmbah's picture

True Talks

I 'm delighted raeding from you and thanks for your encouraging words,unless you've undergone pain, you can never understand how others feel.

Caryn Dudarevitch's picture

Stay on your mission! Your

Stay on your mission! Your voice must be heard and, here, it will be! You are a beautifully inspiring soul!
Much love!
- Caryn

Very inspiring.

When I read stories about other people like yourself I wonder, what is so wrong about my life? What I have is not bad at all.
Yet, at the same time I also start to wonder why have I tolerated what I have been put through.
Why have I been so submissive. I guess everyone has a unique story.

Best wishes with your noble cause. May many others find courage and strength from you.

God bless you Adahmbah.



Adahmbah's picture

Thanks my dear

Thanks very much for those words of encouragement.I;m glad

Abby A's picture



Your story is one of inner strength, where you have come from and the potential for what other women are capable of doing as well. If only all women could walk through that fear as you have, just as you say, "Woman, your life is shaped by your thought." You seem determined to create a new path for yourself and others and acknowledge the need for community and mentors to get there. That is so important to realize and then utilize!

I am impressed with your resilience and your drive. I am also impressed with your active engagement on this forum and World Pulse!

Thank you so much for sharing!

Adahmbah's picture

Thanks for support

Thanks for those word of support and encouragement.

Dear adah
Thank you for sharing your experience with us
As agents of change, we must say no to gender based violence. I am so proud of you for starting an organization in pursuit of this crucial goal. I hope every woman who reads your narrative find strength and courage to face the future without fear.

Adahmbah's picture

Thanks my sister

Women should be able to identify their values and face the furture.
Thanks again

Lylinaguas's picture

Your determination to pursue

Your determination to pursue and education and getting 2 diplomas at that has empowered you. I wish you luck in the community group that you formed. I'm sure that with more access to the internet and through World Pulse you will be able expand your contacts and create awareness and support for what is going on in your community. Best regards and good luck!


Adahmbah's picture

Thanks very much Lylin

Thanks very much for the appreciation.i'm confident that with your support we shall increase the vioces of women on issues concerning them, which will go along way to improve on their social life.
Thanks again

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