The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.33

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.33

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, African feminists have been essential in responding with care to the challenges facing their communities. COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Africa, but not at the exponential rate experienced in other parts of the world, suggesting the success of early prevention measures.

Interview with Adeline Sede Kamga is the Founder/CEO of FabAfriq Media Group, a Creative and Innovative Marketing and communication agency with offices in the UK and Cameroon operating both in Europe and Africa

This year marked the start of the United Nations’ Decade of Delivery, where we were promised that things would change for the empowerment of women and girls. But instead of keeping our promise to protect and empower women and girls, in Nigeria in 2020, we are still burying them.

Peacekeeping is challenging but exciting too– Major Nargis Parvin from Bangladesh, serving in the DR Congo.

THE UN Women Executive Director, Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, has called on African ministers of gender and women’s affairs to advocate for gendered national response strategies that will save lives and effectively address the multi-layered impacts of Covid-19 on women and girls.

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