Women Peacemakers Program has been pioneering gender sensitive nonviolence training and development of educational materials on women and peacebuilding since 1997.
Since 2002 the WPP has provided training to approximately 1300 people during some 40 nonviolence trainings organised in over 24 countries, including Aceh, Afghanistan, Armenia, Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, East Timor, Georgia, Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Rwanda, Scotland, the USA and Zimbabwe.
An annual training of women and men trainers in gender sensitive active nonviolence and peacebuilding
Regional gender trainings for women and men
Active nonviolence trainings for women, with an emphasis on gender
Exchange programs for women in peace organizations
Media trainings (2001-2005)
Regional consultations for women from different sides of armed conflicts (2001 - 2005)
The WPP supports networking and capacity building for women’s organizations, and works to engender peace movements. For more information on projects the WPP has supported, click here >
The WPP documents and analyzes women’s peacemaking efforts and strategies. For more information on WPP videos, publications, and other materials, click here >
The WPP conducts workshops on how women peacemakers can improve their use of the media for peace. For more information on the WPP media workshops, click here >
The WPP has incorporated the issue of masculinities in its work as a way to understand current gender dimensions in conflict and peace building, and as a way to confront gender injustice. For more information on a definition of gender equality, masculinities click here>
WPP's Celebration of the International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament
Every year WPP organizes 24 May, the International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament with a public event and a publication. WPP finds it important to organize its May publications and events around critical issues affecting the realities of women peacemakers on the ground. Read more