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Senior Communications and Outreach Associate Akanshya Gurung

Akanshya Gurung is the Senior Communications and Outreach Associate at Chemonics UK. She was also the Proposal Coordinator for Chemonics UK’s bid submission for CSSF Jordan: Women, Peace and Security System Strengthening (WPSSS).

Akanshya has worked in communications, campaigns, policy and research within the fields of international development, human rights and nuclear disarmament. She holds an MA in Environment, Politics and Globalisation from King’s College London.

by Akanshya Gurung

The Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Jordan – Reflecting and Learning

Bordered by Syria, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia – countries who consistently rank amongst the lowest for gender equality – the Government of Jordan have often prided themselves in being a leader in the Middle East in women’s rights and in advancing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda.  In 2018, the Government of Jordan took a…