On March 12, the panel discussion "Counterterrorism Measures and Their Effects on the Implementation of the WPS Agenda" took place, organized by WPP, the Human Security Collective, Ecumenical Women's Initiative and WinG India. The panel highlighted the impact of counterterrorism measures on women’s organizations, in particular women CSOs working for the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda. Read the press release here.
In the context of the 15th anniversary of UNSCR 1325, the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), Cordaid, and Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) are launching a research and action project on the deep-rooted obstacles to women’s participation in peace efforts. The research will build on the insights provided during the panel discussion, and will be launched in October 2015, to coincide with the 15th anniversary of UNSCR 1325. More information about the project can be found here.
26 Mar '15 Twenty years of implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the Global Study on UNSCR 1325 provides us with a unique opportunity to revisit the values driving the peace and security agenda from a critical gender perspective. During the panel discussion “A Transformative Women, Peace and Security Agenda: The Need to Challenge Militarism”, panelists argued that a transformative Women, Peace & Security agenda can only be achieved by challenging militarism and underlying gender constructions. Read the press release here.
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