Telly Award Winning Film

Rhythms to Peace - The Way of a Woman Peacemaker

RTP DVDThe next installment in the Women PeaceMaker Documentary Series, Rhythms to Peace: The Way of a Woman Peacemaker, Chronicles the life of Susana Tenjoh-Okwen of Cameroon.

Susana is a teacher, community peace mediator, facilitator (promoting social and economic empowerment), and a respected gender activist who has peacebuilding experience in two provinces of Cameroon. Susana has been working to address causes of long-standing, intertribal conflict that seldom makes international news, but that has resulted in division, displacement and trauma for many people in several regions. In uniting and educating women from different villages, she was able to overcome the hostilities of men against men at the peak of a crisis when families were being torn apart.

Susana, a mother of five, is publicity secretary for the Cameroon Association of University Women and serves on the board of the Fomunyoh Foundation. She also works as technical advisor for women's affairs in the Ashong Cultural and Development Association of Bamenda, she is a founding member of the Moghamo Women's Cultural and Development Association of Cameroon and president of Moghamo Women's Association. Susana teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels, has many published articles on her gender work and has appeared on Cameroon television as a facilitator on peace and gender issues.

Total running time: 24 minutes.

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