The status of women at SODEPA is a priority concern for top management.
The 8th of March, International Women’s Day, was celebrated with pomp and cheer at the Head Office in Nouvelle Route Omnisports. In perfect harmony, the women of the Head Office, those of the Industrial Abattoir and the Cold Storage in Yaounde, and their guests thanked hierarchy for the renewed confidence in their skills.
Between 02 and 08 March 2022, several activities were organised. A round table discussion on the theme of IWD 2022 « Gender equality today for a sustainable future » drew many reactions from the audience. Appeals for more solidarity among the female staff were made. The following days were reserved for physical exercise, including a football match between the Abattoir ladies and those of the Head Office. The match that was played under heavy rains, ended in a 2-1 victory for the Abattoir ladies. The sports walk and a series of stretching exercises on Saturday 5 March helped the ladies to relax. A dyeing workshop showcased some talents in the art of dressmaking
The Gastronomic Day organised on the eve of the march past parade at the Head Office with the GM in attendance, enriched the experience of sharing and highlighted the cultural diversity of SODEPA ladies. Finally, the parade at the 20 MAY Boulevard and the reception that followed marked a historic day in the harmonious relationship that exists between the Head Office and its various units.