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She Stands for Peace

She Stands for Peace is a podcast series that explores the state of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Africa, through a series of dialogues with key actors. From policymakers, to donors, and grassroots peacebuilders, host, Dr Yemisi Akinbobola, takes deep-dive to unpack the various insights and lived experiences of guests to explore the central question; '20 years after UNSCR 1325 was passed, how far have we come". The interviews are insightful and inspiring in equal measures

Feb 18, 2021

In this episode of She Stands for Peace podcast series, host Dr Yemisi Akinbobola, is joined by three women who each have a range of roles and experiences in peacebuilding. Hester Adriana Paneras, is the Head of Institutional and Operational Partnership Service at the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU); Martha Tukahirwa is the regional advocacy and communications offer at the Strategic Initiative for women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA Network); and Lydia Hafyenanye, a Police officer with the Namibian police force, and a former peacekeeper with the UN Police working with the UN/AU Mission in Darfur. The focus of this episode is Mediation for Peace.