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GSP Recommends: Issue 41

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.




Featured Image: The women of Manipur led two widespread Nupi Lan movements ‒ in 1904 and 1939. | Manipur State Archives/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0)

On our desk       

What we can do to end sexual violence (Read

Young women and men step up to rebuild Beirut after the blasts (Read)

From where I stand: “Organizations share the voices of women […] but we want to put our voices into action” (Read)

Pandemic to push 47 million more women, girls into poverty: UN (Read)


Belarus’s quest for democracy has a female face (Read)

The world cannot forget the Rohingya (Read)

Syrians should not be forced to return to an unsafe Syria (Read)

Beirut Blast: A feminist response for transformational development (Read)


Reports and Studies      

Mapping Women, Peace & Security in the UN Security Council – 2019 Summary Report (Read)

Rule of Law & COVID-19 – Gender (Read)

News from around the world       

Africa: What Next After Second UN Resolution 1325 Action Plan? (Read)

Africa – Governments Could Face Lawsuits for Maternal Deaths under COVID-19 Lockdowns (Read)

Belarus: ‘We can only help ourselves’: women in Belarus take protests into their own hands (Read)

Lebanon: International justice for Lebanon? (Read)

Gaza: COVID-19 quarantine poses added challenges for women with cancer in Gaza (Read)

Italy – Coping with Sexual Harassment: The Experience of Young Working Women in Italy (Read)

Turkey – Imprisoned Human Rights Woman Lawyer Dies After Hunger Strike (Read)


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