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Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Precarious Progress: U.N. Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security
The 2010 Women PeaceMakers Conference coincides with a momentous year, marking both the 15th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the 10th anniversary of UNSCR 1325. In anticipation of these celebrations, this working...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Drafting and Adopting National Action Plans for the Implementation of Resolution 1325 in the Countries of Southeast Europe
In the lead up to this year’s ten year anniversary in October of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) there has been a global push to increase the number of National Action Plans on implementation. In our region of Southeast Europe NAPs are...
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Gender Equality and Good Governance : Improving Services for Women
To see details of the event please see the attached flyer.
Saturday, October 03, 2009
Inside Rwanda's gender revolution
Last month, Rwanda achieved something no other country had ever done before: produce a legislature in which women outnumber men. The results of last month's parliamentary elections gave women 45 out of the 80 seats in the chamber of deputies, or 56...
Friday, May 29, 2009
Sexual Violence in Conflict: One Year After UN Resolution 1820
Overview:The problems of sexual violence during armed conflict are multi-dimensional, whether these concern sexual torture, opportunistic sexual violence, or systematic sexual abuse institutionalized through tactics of war. In an attempt to address...
Monday, May 11, 2009
Presentation: 1325/1820 National Action Plans
This presentation was made at the meeting on Increasing Momentum for UNSCR 1325 National Action Plans. It discusses the processes in developing United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 National Action Plans (NAPS) and the challenges connected...
Monday, May 11, 2009
Meeting Report: Increasing Momentum for UNSCR 1325 National Action Plans
This is a summary report from the meeting aimed at discussing strategies for increasing the development and implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 National Action Plans. The meeting was convened by Mary Robinson, former...
Monday, April 06, 2009
The Monrovia Declaration
This document is a Call to Action from the participants of the International Colloquium on Women’s Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and Security. The declaration calls for accelerating the full implementation of UN Security...
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Women, Peace and Security
This study analyzes the impact of armed conflict on women and girls. It also describes the relevant international legal framework and assesses its implementation; and reviews the gender perspectives in peace processes as well as in peace operations...
Friday, February 29, 2008
Securing Equality, Engendering Peace: A Guide to Policy and Planning on Women, Peace and Security
This guide is provides recommendations on the development of realistic action plans on women, peace and security. The guide is designed as a resource for governments, United Nations and regional organisations as well as non-governmental...
Friday, November 16, 2007
Democracy & Political Participation in the Context of UNR 1325
This opinion piece describes UN Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and the role of women in conflict zones. It also discusses challenges faced by women running for elections in post-conflict countries.
Monday, September 10, 2007
UN-INSTRAW Interactive Website on Gender Training for Peacekeepers
This website highlights the efforts to build capacity in peacekeeping missions on gender issues and brings together materials that can be used in gender training.
Thursday, April 05, 2007
UNIFEM Portal on Women, Peace and Security
WomenWarPeace.org is intended to address the lack of consolidated data on the impact of armed conflict on women and girls as noted by Security Council resolution 1325. This portal is meant to serve as a centralized hub of information from a wide...
Thursday, April 05, 2007
Peace Women Project
PeaceWomen.org is a project of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) that monitors and works toward rapid and full implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.
Monday, March 12, 2007
BRIDGE Cutting Edge Pack: Gender and Armed Conflict
Mainstream approaches to conflict and reconstruction fail to recognise how armed conflict exacerbates gender inequality. This pack explores the impact of armed conflict on gender relations, analysing the distinct ways in which women and men are...
Monday, February 26, 2007
Securing the Peace: Guiding the International Community Towards Women's Effective Participation Throughout Peace Processes
This guide provides concrete recommendations with the following goals: to support women's participation at all stages of a peace process; to promote gender-sensitive peace negotiations and agreements; and to encourage the mainstreaming of a gender...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Women, War, Peace: The Independent Experts' Assessment on the Impact of Armed Conflict on Women and Women's Role in Peace-Buildi
This report was designed in response to Security Council Resolution 1325 in an effort to document the specific impact of war on women and to explore the potential of involving women in peace processes. It provides examples of women in embattled...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Getting it Right, Doing it Right: Gender and Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration
This handbook calls upon participants and decision-makers to consider the needs of women and girls in disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) processes. It provides the insight, knowledge and tools that will allow policy makers and...

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