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Widows for Peace #CSW67 Event

Become part of the global action to bring rural widows out of the shadows

Widows for Peace through Development and co-sponsor, the Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP) invite you to our CSW 67 Parallel Event

Listen to our speakers and put your questions in our Q & A

Join Us – March 14th. 10.30am EST / 2.30pm UK time (GMT/UTC)
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Our speakers represent marginalised widows in context either by country or expertise.
Roseline Orwa, Founder and CEO, Rona Foundation (Kenya)
Caroline Uskikpedo-Oliseowe, Executive Director, Noble Delta Women for Peace & Development Intl (Nigeria) Widows Alert for Empowerment & GCAP Africa Representative
Jacqueline Musugani, Initiatives des Femmes en Situations Difficiles pour le Développement Durable et Intégré, IFESIDDI (Congo)
Dianah Kamande HSC, Founder/Executive Director, ComeTogther, Widows & Orphans Organization (Kenya)


Lopa Banerjee, Executive Coordinator of the Generation Equality Forum and Director of the Civil Society Division at UN-Women.
Irene Chinje, Area President, East, West and Central Africa, Associated Country Women of the World
Margaret Owen OBE, WPD Founder & President, UK
Yemi Falayajo, Deputy Representative of UN Women in Liberia


Susan O’Malley, WPD UN Representative and IFBPW UN Representative

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