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82LES ATOUTS ECONOMIQUES DU CAMEROUNIn the first half 2015, the activities continued with: strengthening women entrepreneurship capacities in order to increase the percentage of women heads of SMEs; construction ofpromotion of centers for women and family at Mbé, Mbangassina and Pette, and the rehabilitation of that of Mendji; training of 8,384 women and girls in the structuring and management of income-generating activities.Regarding violence against women, socio-legal clinics were organized for 1,782 women and women networks and 8,274 persons were sensi- tized on female genital mutilation and violence based on gender.PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF THE FAMILY AND CHILDIn 2014, actions undertaken geared towards: the training of 150 trainers on pre-nuptial edu- cation, marriage and family; regulation of 3,668 free unions; granting of aid and relief to 1,156 needy families and needy persons; Schooling aid and 350 students and interns admitted on probation under the “Useful Holiday Operation”.In the first half 2015, as part of the promotion of the welfare of the family and of education on res- ponsible parenthood, 1,193 free unions were regularized and 503 indigent families received aid and relief. Furthermore, a policy of settingup nurseries and daycare stops in the urban mar- kets of cities with over 10,000 inhabitants and local child dialogue committees is underway.YOUTH SUPERVISIONGovernment policy in this area aims at civic and social education and inclusion and economic empowerment of youth.Civic education and social integration of youthThe Agency of the National Civic Service for Participation in Development annually organizes two training sessions of which the first lasts 60 days for youth aged 17 to 21 designated "appellate" and the second 60 days for "volun- teers". In 2014, 11,000 young people were trained, including 7,000 appellate and 4,000 volunteers.Economic opportunities for youthIn 2014, the Program of Support to the rural and urban youth (PAJER-U) financed 363 projects, and supervised 4,106 young people or youth groups who benefited from this financing.Regarding multifunctional centers for the promotion of youth, 3,313 young people were trained in various trades. The ongoing construc- tion of three centers (Bipindi, Nkoteng, Oku);the rehabilitation of four centers and equipment of 38 others falls in line with the desireThe support program for rural and urban youth (PAJER-U) has financed 363 projects, with 4,106 young

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