Corruption: Its evils and how it has penetrated on the bodies of women. The 30 th African Union (AU) Summit kicked off on the 22 nd of January 2018 at the headquarters of the pan-African bloc (in Addis Ababa) under the theme "Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa's Transformation." Through FEMNET’s support I was able to attend the GIMAC (Gender Is My AgendaCampaign) AU Pre-Summit that continued to keep in line with the main summit’s theme (Corruption and Governance: Impact and way out for Women, Children and Youths). Over and above the very informative and profound 8 discussions that took place at the GIMAC meeting, one thing stood out to be true: corruption has infiltrated every area of society and adversely affected women and girls above all other key populations. The rot of corruption has infiltrated the education sector, women’s health care, public service delivery, the extractive industry, governance, electoral processes an
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Sheripher is a gender activitst and an organisation Development Expert by proffession with an Honours Degree in Sociology and Gender Development Studies and Bachelors in Business Adminitrstion. She has founded many youth organisation including Young Women and Girls Movement(YWM4D) for Development and Cofounded Centre for Youth and Development(CYD). She is also a member of FEMNET, Network of African Youth for Development(NAYD). She has served in different youth organisations in diffrent capacities including Deputy Team Leader for Malawi(NAYD) and Deputy Focal Point for Malawi(NAYD). Sheripher has represented her fellow youths in high level regional Conferences including the Youth Presummits at the African Union, Gender is My Agender(GIMAC) just to mention a few.