December 3, 2020

Gender & COVID-19 Crisis in Conflicted-Affected Areas

Discussion with women peacebuilders from Search for Common Ground

In this new episode, Florence Ferrando and Sabrine Dao invite Search for Common Ground (Search), the largest peacebuilding organisation in the world, to discuss the Gender impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in conflict affected areas.

You will hear the experience and insight of 3 women as gender experts and peacebuilders: Matilda Flemming, Senior Manager, European Affairs & Partnerships, Search’s Swahili Coast Director Judy Kimano and Rim Aljabi Regional Gender Advisor, Middle East & North Africa. What has changed, what will change with the aftermath of an unprecedented pandemic and most importantly, what are the opportunities for women leaving in difficult social, political and economic contexts.

Share this page on 


This episode features:

Sabrine Dao

Sabrine Dao

WIIS Brussels Steering Committee Member

Florence Ferrando

Florence Ferrando

WIIS Brussels Steering Committee Member

Matilda Flemming

Matilda Flemming

Senior Manager, European Affairs & Partnerships - Search for Common Ground

Judy Kimano

Judy Kimano

Consultant, Program Manager - Search for Common Ground

Rim Aljabi

Rim Aljabi

MENA Gender Advisor - Search for Common Ground



Music: Free from copyright
Production: Free Range Productions, Sabrine Dao,  Florence Ferrando

Other episodes

Women Leaders: Africa All Around

November 22, 2023

Women Leaders: Short Cuts – Connecting the global dots

November 5, 2023

Women Leaders: Short Cuts – Unpredictability Prevails

October 29, 2023

Women Leaders: Latin America on the Global Stage — Missing In Action?

October 25, 2023

Women Leaders: Short Cuts – Unfolding Cacophony

October 21, 2023

Women Leaders: Short Cuts – Another war, another geo-strategic war

October 15, 2023

Women Leaders: Afghanistan – The Collapse of a House of Cards

August 30, 2023

Women Leaders: Speaking to Everyone, Staying on Message – The Spokesperson Crucial Role

July 24, 2023

#Bonus – Climate security reality check

July 6, 2023

Women Leaders: Defying stereotypes in counterterrorism

June 29, 2023

Women Leaders: The Wide World of Diplomacy and Trade

May 24, 2023

Women Leaders: Sanctions all around

April 28, 2023

Women Leaders: Everyday is Women’s Day

March 8, 2023

Women Leaders: China All Around

February 9, 2023

Women Leaders: The beginning of a new cycle?

January 12, 2023

Women & Leadership: Journalism and media in the digital age

December 12, 2022

Stay up-to-date, subscribe to our podcasts!

© 2022 WIIS-Brussels (ASBL) All Rights Reserved I Privacy Policy I Branding and website by Elza Lőw

Your cart is currently empty.

I want to learn more about the mentoring programme

Can’t get enough?

Get exclusive invitations and updates