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Women, Peace, and Security: This Is How We Win (Read) Online Violence - The New Front Line for Women Journalists (Read) Guterres to Security Council: Women leaders ‘essential to peace and progress for all’ (Read) Women the ‘driving force’ for peacebuilding in Colombia: Deputy UN chief (Read)
UN: 20 Years After Landmark UN Resolution, Women Still Excluded in Peace Processes (Read)
Q&A: COVID-19 has Pushed Women Peacebuilders from Key Leadership Roles (Read) It’s Been Three Years Since #MeToo. What’s Changed? What Needs to Change? (Read) Putting the individual first: The importance of survivor-centred approaches when responding to sexual violence in conflict (Read) Forcing Women into Debt Is a Form of Economic Domestic Abuse (Read) African Women Led Landmark Peace Push - What Now 20 Years Later? (Read) Calling for More Women Officers in Peacekeeping Operations, Force Leaders Briefing Security Council Stress Gender Balance Key for Effective Policing, Building Trust (Read) A backlash against the Women, Peace and Security agenda? (Read)
Reports and Studies Research reveals gender inequality among diplomatic corps (Read) Normative Encounters between the ‘Global’ and the ‘Local’: Women, Peace and Security in Mali and Rwanda (Read) Rural Women and Girls: 25 years after Beijing – Critical Agents of Positive Change (Read) Integration of Gender Equality Principles & Practices in National Climate Change Actions - Study of 196 Countries (Read) ACCORD highlights the urgency of increasing women’s participation in mediation 20 years after UNSCR 1325 (Read) LGBT+ people are often invisible in conflict responses organised along binary conceptions of gender (Read) News from around the world Australia - Violence Against Women & Mental Health (Read) Indonesia - Women, Home & The Pandemic (Read) Indonesia - Women share immense stake in ending armed violence (Read) MENA Region - Unequal Gender Relations & Subordination of Women: What COVID-19 Has Taught Us (Read) New Zealand Names Minister for the Prevention of Family and Sexual Violence (Read) Rwanda - Women, peace and security in Rwanda – promises and pitfalls (Read) Somalia, UN laud role of women in peace building (Read) South Sudan: Special Representative Patten welcomes the conviction of perpetrators of sexual violence in Yei, Central Equatoria, marking a step forward in the fight against impunity (Read) The Philippines - BWC launches Bangsamoro Regional Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (Read) Tunisia - Male survivors of sexual assault determined to speak out despite risks (Read) UN defeats Russia resolution promoting women at peace tables (Read) Western Equatoria - Transforming hope into reality: Yambio women discuss ways to implement provisions for 35 percent women's representation in all levels of governance (Read)