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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

Dec 17, 2022

Sarah Muhoya is the Coordinator of the Democracy Trust Fund in Kenya and Head of Positioning & Democracy at Echo Network Africa. In this episode, we discuss women’s equal participation in electoral processes in Africa for political stability and sustainable peace.

Dec 13, 2022

Anita Kiki Gbeho is the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM). In this episode, we discuss inclusive approaches to women’s meaningful political participation and leadership.

Dec 13, 2022

Mona Juul is Norway's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations. In this episode, we discuss Norway's presence in the Security Council, its focus on safeguarding women's participation and broader discussions on foreign policy and WPS in Africa.