Africa: Empowered Women Can Unlock Africa’s Dormant Development Dividends

[Africa Renewal] Under-Secretary of the United Nations Zainab Hawa Bangura is the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), a position she has held since 30 December 2019. Before her current appointment, she was the UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict. In this interview with Africa Renewal's Kingsley Ighobor, Ms. Bangura discusses gender and youth empowerment, the AU's "Silencing the Guns by 2020" initiative, among other issues. These are excerpts.Read the Original Article