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GSP Recommends: Issue 33



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GSP Recommends is a weekly round up of news, reports, recommended readings, videos and podcasts from our desk to yours. If you think something should be up here but isn’t, do write to us on info@gendersecurityproject.com with your recommendation and we will make sure to review it, engage with it, and add it up to one of our forthcoming lists.

On our desk       

The Mexican men who want to end violence against women (Read)

The road less travelled: women and disarmament (Read)

1325+20=? Mapping the development of the Women, Peace, and Security agenda. (Read)

From Where I Stand: As a woman, practicing self-isolation in a home setting is next to impossible (Read)

Put women at the centre of Syria crisis response (Read)

Harnessing Feminist Principles & Approaches to Improve Mental Health Care for Gender-Based Violence Survivors in Humanitarian Contexts (Read)

Reports and Studies   

Handbook on Working Towards Gender Equality in the Media (Read)

From Global Coordination to Local Strategies: Practical Approach to Address Domestic Violence Under COVID-19 – Toolkit (Read)

Leveraging the SDGs for Feminist Peace (Read)

COVID-19 and increase in gender based violence and discrimination against women (Read)

News from around the world     



Afghanistan to Appoint Female Deputy Governors (Read)

Asia Pacific – Study Details COVID-19 Impact on Women in the Region (Read)

Canada – Study Shows Homeless Women Are “Invisible” + Major Gaps in Support Systems (Read

Central Asia & Europe – Women at the Forefront of COVID-19 Response (Read

Colombia – Coronavirus – Women, Food, Health, Peace Challenges (Read)

Iran – Women’s Ward of Evin Prison: Realities of Conditions During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Read)

Iraq – Despite compounding challenges, women in Iraq play vital roles in the country’s COVID-19 response (Read)

Israel – 8th Nordic Model Country for Prohibition of Consumption of Prostitution Services – Act Now Enforced (Read

UK – Landmark Domestic Abuse Bill Has At Last Passed the House of Commons (Read)

Watch and Listen         

Film on Women & Interconnected Threats to Human Security – Conflict, Economic Crises, Discriminatory Family Laws, Gender Inequality (Watch)

CEDAW in Brief in Switzerland (Watch)

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