West Africa: Building Peace in West Africa—Women Decision-Makers are Key

AllAfrica’s Nontobeko Mlambo spoke with Levinia Addae-Mensah, Program Director and Deputy Executive Director of the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), about how she became involved in peacebuilding work, what goes in to her role and why empowering women to be decision-makers in this sector is key.

I started working with Wanep as well as a consultant in a capacity of a coordinator to set up a peace education program which sought to help strengthen institutional educational sector so that it can include peace and security and Conflict issues as part of the curriculum. Also at the same time developing Informal educational platforms for young people to develop skills in dealing with conflict.   Complete Article  HERE