WOMEN PEACE AND SECURITY ON COVID - 19 RESPONSE

Majority of the countries within East and Southern Africa region have in the last two decades experienced instability and a myriad of conflicts ranging from politically motivated conflict, the spread of violent extremism and terrorism, competition for natural resources and regional conflicts all against a backdrop of wider social marginalization, poverty, social inequality, high youth unemployment and resource-based tensions. This is further exacerbated by regional instability and spill-over effects from politically unstable countries in the region.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa

Subject area(s): COVID-19

UN Women office involved in publication: East and Southern Africa Regional Office

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 5