As part of a long-term engagement, ISS gave
evidence to a US House of Representatives
foreign affairs subcommittee.
Africa’s poor gender equality track record must be
reversed if the AfCFTA’s vast potential is to be realised.
To improve women’s representation, power
systems that privilege some women
over others should be dismantled.
How can partnered military operations be managed
to reduce risks for civilians and increase respect
for international humanitarian law?
Though characteristics such as ethnicity
and education shape women’s entry into politics,
they are often considered one homogenous group.
Russia is prioritising its Africa outreach to reduce the
impact of Western sanctions and its growing isolation.
Three organisations in the Western and Northern Cape
used this approach to improve violence-prevention
interventions and strategies.