We need more powerful women that can work for peace and security. Tatiana Bengue
At the height of the Ebola crisis, it was estimated that 75 per cent of people contracting the disease were women. As the primary care givers to the sick, as nurses and as traders, women were more exposed to the virus and as such were often ostracised by their communities.
Conciliation Resources has embarked on a new project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which aims to strengthen young people’s involvement in conflict prevention in areas affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
A Peace and Development Conference that brought together diverse sectors of society from the Somali Region of Ethiopia (Ogaden) including elders, intellectuals, business people, diaspora, refugees, religious leaders, women and youth was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 24-266 February 2017.