Cameroon Veils Women's Electoral Participation


The country's new biometric voter registration process could disenfranchise women in the largely Muslim north, where cultural practices may prevent them from having their photos taken.
  • Cameroon:  New Vote Move May Bar Women

    Inter Press Service, 7 November 2012

    Cameroon's new biometric registration of voters may end up disenfranchising many potential voters, especially women in the country's predominantly Muslim north where cultural ... read more »

Women clad in dresses with the image of Cameroonian President Paul Biya.