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Cameroon in the First World War From the dominant geostrategic challenges to environnemental impact ignored (Published)

Through both the empirico-descriptive and deductive approaches, this study aims at showing that Cameroon is both a “colony “and first world war producer and consumer. Regarding the geostrategic challenges that it represented, this country of the Gulf of Guinea was the conspicuous materialization of the export of the great European war to Africa, from the origins to the consequences. Besides, this article discusses an important aspect of this war which has been forgotten; its environmental impact on Cameroon. Based on oral testimonies, war material would be buried in some localities that constituted battlefields between the allied forces and the German army. While opening up avenues for in-depth research, this study makes a non exhaustive inventory of the sites that are likely to undergo the polluting effects of this war in Cameroon.

Citation: Ernest Messina Mvogo  and  Zakaria Beine  (2022) Cameroon in the First World War: From the dominant geostrategic challenges to environnemental impact ignored, Global Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.10, No.7, pp.1-14

Keywords: Cameroon, Challenges, Consequences, Environment, First World War, geostrategy

Child Sexual Abuse: Consequences and the Way Forward (Published)

Child sexual abuse has become a common occurrence in the society. This has become a high risk problem for the victims or survivours. The social media is filled with incidents of sexual abuse of young children by adults within the family and without. Incest committed by fathers, other relations and people known to the victims are on the increase in countries of the world. Sexual abuse has made young children to be unsafe in their communities and this portends ills for these children especially the girl child. This paper therefore takes a look at the overview of child sexual abuse, survivors and perpetrators of sexual abuse, girl child and sexual abuse, consequences of child sexual abuse and the way forward to curbing child sexual abuse in the society. The way forward to curbing it include prompt reporting of incidents of sexual abuse to appropriate authorities for adequate intervention, policy instruments and laws forbidding the evil act and indicating sanctions against perpetrators, medical and psychological treatment/counseling for survivors, public enlightenment against acts of child sexual abuse among others. The study utilized secondary data drawn from existing literature, journals, books and libraries.

Keywords: Child Sexual Abuse, Consequences, way forward

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