She Stands for Peace

She Stands For Peace: 20 Years, 20 Journeys (ENGLISH)

  Book cover of the English edition of the publication “She stands for peace” 20 Years, 20 Journey

The book "She Stands for Peace: 20 Years, 20 Journeys" captures the stories of outstanding African women who have worked tirelessly towards the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security agenda on the continent. The book was jointly produced by the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU) and the African Union Commission (AUC), made possible by the generous support of the Government of the Kingdom of Norway.


She Stands for Peace (French Version) - Elle Se Bat Pour La Paix: 20 Ans, 20 Parcours

Couverture du livre de l'édition française de la publication ‘Elle Se Bat Pour La Paix: 20 Ans, 20 Parcours’

Ce livre commémore les 20 ans de la Résolution 1325 du Conseil de sécurité des Nations Unies (2000). Il retrace le parcours de 20 femmes et organisations  africaines qui contribuent à la mise en oeuvre du programme Femmes, paix et sécurité en Afrique



From UNOAU Recordings

She Stands for Peace Podcast Series

Find all 22 Episodes here:

Episode 17| Inclusion and Partnerships | H.E. Bankole Adeoye and Special Representative of the Secretary-General  Hanna Tetteh. Episode 20 |Trauma, Reconciliation and Forgiveness | Candice Mama Episode 11: Women's Participation in Peace Negotiations – A conversation with Betty Bigombe.



"She Stands for Peace" 20 years, 20 Journey book launch at Sheraton Addis Ababa, February 2020. Source: UNECA

Deputy Secretary-General Amina J Mohammed dialogue with Ethiopian Mothers for Peace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 2019. Source UNOAU

African Women Leaders Network (AWLN): Second Women Leaders Forum for Africa’s Transformation, 2018. Source: UNOAU

Launch of UN Guidance on Gender and Inclusive Mediation Strategies, 2017. Source: UNOAU

United Nations - Women Peace and Security (WPS) in Africa Map

UN - Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in Africa map produced by the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU)

UN - WPS in Africa map. The map is produced by UNAOU. It contains key flagship activities/interventions related to WPS implemented prior to and post 2020.

Download the UN - WPS in Africa map here: /shestandsforpeace/sites/