The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.31

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.31

The Peace Centre in partnership with International Center for Transitional Justice -Uganda hosted a tweet chat on Transitional Justice in the Face of COVID-19.

A new campaign led by women with strong professional qualifications and global experience in more than 50 organizations plans to change the mind-set on feminist foreign policies in the United States.

As Africa braces for its first recession in 25 years, one group of global experts will gather to consider ways in which coordinated policy support can help economies recover more quickly.

In observance of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, on 29th May, Secretary-General António Guterres will lay a wreath to pay tribute to all the UN blue helmets who have lost their lives since 1948.

Rights group West Africa Network for Peace building (WANEP) said in a report that the upsurge in sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) owing to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was a concern in The Gambia.

Within the framework of joint efforts the Public Security Directorate (PSD) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) have strengthened their partnership to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.

UN Deputy Secretary-General Warns against Shifting Resources from Gender-Equality Initiatives, in Remarks to ‘Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding’ Event.

The Ugandan ministry of Gender, labour and social development has reported that over 106 billion shillings has been distributed to various women groups under Uganda Women Entrepreneurship programme.

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