Can the women of Africa lead the continent to peace?

Judging by the many articles below, from Angola, Sudan, Nigeria, Mali, Tanzania, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Burundi, Cameroon, Togo, Democratic Republic of Congo, etc. the answer would seem to be positive !

Here are CPNN articles pertaining to this question:

Female resilience in traditional African oral literature (Sociotexte journal)

Conflict resolution and peacebuilding: The Union of Women of Cultural Communities for Peace in Mali (UFCPM) equips its members

ECOWAS enhances the capacity of its Regional Women, Peace And Security Steering Group

Angola Debates The Women’s Role In Building Peace And Democracy

Women must play a larger role in peace building and resolving conflicts –African Development Bank chief

Nigeria: IWD2023 Group Supports Women In Peace Building

UN Security Council: ‘Radical change of direction’ needed in women, peace and security agenda

Gabon Candidate for International Peace Ambassador

Conakry: former deputies launch a new coalition for peace, rights and development, COFEPAD-Guinea

Cameroon: Peace action: tribute to Mirabelle Lingom and Confort Tamasang

Fatima Al-Ansar Describes Her Vision While Launching a “Urgent Appeal” to All Malian Organizations Working in the Field of Conflict Resolution, Mediation and the Prevention of Violent Extremism to “Unite Their Efforts”

African Union: Interview with Special Envoy for Women Peace & Security

A reflection contributions by African women to peace and security agenda in the continent

Women from several African countries trained in the culture of peace

Mentoring: around fifty women at the WANEP-GUINEA school

Nigeria: Osun, Kaduna First Ladies emerge leaders of governors’ wives forum

African women propose a 10-year plan for gender equality in Africa at the Generation Equality Forum in Paris

Think African Podcast Episode 1: Planting Seeds

Senegal: “Ethnic remarks”: the Platform of Women for Peace in Casamance calls for “serenity”

In Malawi, Chief Theresa Kachindamoto Fights against Child Marriage

The Africa Young Women’s Manifesto

Africa Beijing+25 Youth Baraza: Fem-Foster, Enable, Mobilize

Mairo Al-Makura African First Ladies Peace Mission is Serious Business

Côte d’Ivoire. Association and community leaders make their contribution to peace

Diffa, Niger: Launch of an awareness campaign to strengthen the participation of women and young people in intercommunity dialogue

International Alert Programme on Women, Peace and Security in Nigeria

Angola promotes the role of African women in government

Emerging Feminist Leaders Are Claiming Their Space: Follow Us to Liberia!

UN Women’s Org. hosts North Darfur peacebuilding workshop

Sierra Leone News: Women’s Movement reinforces

Women in school to promote a sustainable peace in Cameroon

Panafrican Women’s Network for Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development

16 Days of Activism 2017: Meet Mariama Sonko, Senegal

16 Days of Activism 2017: Meet Ketty Nivyabandi, Burundi

Agents of Peace: Hakamat Women in North Darfur Promote Peaceful Coexistence in the State

Kenya’s pastoralists look beyond patriarchy to property rights for women

Togo: Les groupements de femmes de la region des Plateaux sensibilisees sur la cohesion sociale et la culture de la paix à Atakpamé

Togo: Women’s groups in the Plateaux region sensitized on social cohesion and the culture of peace in Atakpamé

The Senegalese feminist Bineta Diop: United against war in Africa

La féministe Sénégalaise Bineta Diop: Unies contre la guerre en Afrique

African women organize to reclaim agriculture against corporate takeover

African Women’s Journal: African Women in Power/Politics

Esther Abimiku Ibanga, Founder and president of The Women Without Walls Initiative to receive the Niwano Peace Prize

Meet Carine Novi Safari, Democratic Republic of Congo

Towards the creation of a network of women for a culture of peace in Africa

Nobel Women wrap up delegation to eastern Congo

Samba-Panza’s election represents a bright future for African women in politics

Announcing: Women of Congo Speak Out!

International Women´s Day: Interview With Leymah Gbowee (Liberia)

Meet the Tanzanian Woman Who Said No to a Forced Marriage

The Women of Mali Engage for Peace

Les Femmes de Mali S’engagent pour la Paix

Women take ownership of Great Lakes peace efforts

South Sudanese women take the lead in local peace building