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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Declaration on Political Harassment and Violence Against Women
The Declaration on Political Harassment and Violence Against Women was issued in the framework of the Convention of Belém do Pará, held in October 2015, highlights the urgency of dealing with the multiple manifestations of harassment and violence...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Framework for the Consolidation of Parity Democracy
In 2013 the 29th General Assembly of the Latin American Parliament, that took place on 19-20 October, approved the Resolution on the political participation of women, which “reaffirms the commitment to substantive equality of women and men,...
Friday, January 15, 2016
Afghanistan's National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325
In July 2015, the government of Afghanistan launched the Afghan National Action Plan for implementing the United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)...
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Swedish Foreign Service action plan for feminist foreign policy 2015-2018 including focus areas for 2016
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden has launched its ‘Swedish Foreign Service action plan for feminist foreign policy 2015-2018 including focus areas for 2016’. This plan departs from the idea that gender equality is an end in itself, but...
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Iraqi National Action Plan for Implementation of the UNSCR 1325
Women are the first and most affected victims of conflicts around the world. Iraqi women know this as they have suffered difficult conditions and catastrophes in the aftermath of several wars and economic sanctions in the past decades, starting from...
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Regional Strategy "Protection of Arab Women: Peace and Security"
Security Council Resolution 1325, issued in the year 2000 on "Women, Peace and Security" together with the subsequent and related complementary decisions, constituted a critical turning point in addressing the human security of women during and...
UNDP youth strategy 2014-2017
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
UNDP youth strategy 2014-2017
Worldwide, youth face myriad challenges in terms of access to equal opportunities to jobs and having a voice in decisions which affect their lives.  In response to the worldwide phenomenon of young men and women calling for meaningful civic,...
UNDP youth strategy
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Gender Equality Strategy 2014 - 2017
Gender equality and the empowerment of women are at the heart of UNDP’s development mandate. First and foremost, gender equality is a matter of human rights. It is also a driver of development progress. Unless women and girls are able to fully...
Women in Libya
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Charter of Libyan Women's constitutional rights
Although Libyan women compose half of the population and were at the forefront of the February 17th revolution, among the tragedies of the transition period has been the severe blow to women’s rights. This has included previously unparalleled crimes...
Friday, October 03, 2014
Youth participation in the democratic process: Resolution adopted by consensus by the 122nd IPU Assembly
The 122nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Emphasizing the need to prevent and counter all forms of discrimination, including discrimination based on age, in accordance with the principle of non-discrimination enshrined in the Universal...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Outcome Document for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
The first ever indigenous peoples world conference concludes with a focus on climate.The Outcome Document also focuses on the rights of indigenous women and addressed the problem of violence against women, which he said “must be at the top of the...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Report of the Fourth World Conference on Women
Beijing +20 is the process to assess the implementation by governments and other stakeholders of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted at the 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing, China in 1995. These Beijing outcome document...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
National Action Plan on Women's Equal Participation in Public Service
The evidence has never been clearer that women’s political, economic, and social participation and leadership are vital to development. Countries where women are fairly represented in government enjoy greater security, higher levels of development,...
Friday, April 11, 2014
UN Security Resolution 1325
The Security Council adopted resolution (S/RES/1325) on women and peace and security on 31 October 2000. The resolution reaffirms the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts, peace negotiations, peace-building,...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017 - The Future We Want: Rights and Empowerment
Gender equality and the empowerment of women are at the heart of UNDP's development mandate. First and foremost, gender equality is a matter of human rights. It is also a driver of development progress. Unless women and girls are able to fully...
Friday, November 01, 2013
The Philippine National Action Plan on Women, Peace & Security
The National Action Plan (NAP) is the Philippine Government’s response to the three landmark international normative standards on women, peace and security, namely, 1325 (2000) or the Women, Peace and Security, 1820 (2008) on Addressing the Issue of...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Norway's strategic plan 2011-13: Women, Peace and Security
The participation of women in key decision-making processes related to peace and security is a goal in itself. Their contribution is also important in preventing, managing and resolving conflict, and not least in building up societies after conflict...
Friday, July 12, 2013
IPU: Plan of Action for Gender-sensitive Parliaments
The Plan of Action for Gender-sensitive Parliaments was adopted unanimously by the 127th IPU Assembly (Quebec City, October 2012). It is a key policy document for the IPU and its member Parliaments. It was drawn up following extensive consultation...