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Supporting Women, Peace, And Security In Niger

Meet Mehreen Farooq, Counterpart International’s Peace and Security Technical Director, and Hadjara Moussa, Counterpart’s Women, Peace, and Security adviser in Niger. Niger, rated by the United Nations as one of the world’s least-developed nations, struggles in the face of frequent droughts, insurgency, and wide-spread poverty. In this episode, Mehreen and Hadjara discuss the challenges women face in Niger and how to support them to play active roles in peacebuilding initiatives, strengthening governance and service delivery, and countering violent extremism.