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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

Oct 10, 2021

In this episode, Dr Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka, former UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women discusses how the UN system, Member States and other parties at all levels work to uphold their commitments to implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. She shares her insights on the importance of political will in moving the needle on women's rights and the central role youth play in this.