On the Frontlines of COVID-19: A Conversation with Women Peacebuilders

In fragile settings around the world, COVID-19 poses a serious threat to peace, security, and the rights of women and girls. Women peacebuilders on the frontlines of COVID-19 discussed how the pandemic is exacerbating insecurity in their communities, how women peacebuilders are leading relief and recovery efforts, and ways we can support their efforts.

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Ms. Wai Wai Nu, Executive Director, Women Peace Network, Myanmar

Ms. Chouchou Namegabe, Founder and CEO, ANZAFRIKA, The Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ms. Oksana Potapova, Co-Founder, Theatre for Dialogue NGO, Ukraine

Ms. Rajaa Altalli, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Civil Society and Democracy, Syria

Moderated by Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security


Hosted by The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security