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17/03/2015

The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Turns 20

Progress, challenges and lessons learnt for the realization of gender equality, the empowerment of women, and the human rights of women and girls in the post-2015 context are presented in this summary, prepared by UN Women, of the Report of the Secretary-General on the 20-year review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.6/2015/3). (...) 

 

 

11/03/2015

Justin Hagena Kakumba: calling men to take part in alleviating gender inequality

Gender equality is not a loss for men, but rather an enormously positive step towards enabling us all to live better lives. We must work together on ending gender-based violence, and when striving to close the gender gap. I pledge, at all cost, to call men to take part in alleviating gender inequality.  (...) 

 

 

07/02/2015

Breaking the Inertia: Women's Role in Mediation and Peace Processes in Africa

This paper argues, however, that although challenges exist, opportunities also exist which can be explored by women, regional and international organizations to systematically promote the inclusion of women during mediation and peace processes at national, regional and international levels. (...) 

 

 

08/01/2015

OSCE - Safety of journalists - GUidebook

The safety of journalists has become an increasingly urgent issue for OSCE participating States because the scale of violence against journalists, including murders, attacks leading to serious injuries and cases of intimidation, has grown significantly over recent years with farreaching effects. (...) 

 

 

03/11/2014

Gender Equality And Female Empowerment Policy

“Achieving our objectives for global development will demand accelerated efforts to achieve gender equality and women's empowerment. Otherwise, peace and prosperity will have their own glass ceiling.” (Hillary Clinton, January 2012) (...) 

 

 

21/10/2014

Gender, violence and peace: a post-2015 development agenda

Conflict and violence have been the most important factors obstructing progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to date. (...) 

 

 

11/10/2014

Demilitarizing for Gender Equality - "You Get What You Pay For"

Some conservative estimates assume that funding gender equality, as set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), would cost only a small fraction of the world's military spending. (...) 

 

 

02/10/2014

National Action Plans for UN Security Council Resolution 1325 - Interactive Map

A project of PeaceWomen to provide a comparative analysis of individual country NAPs and Regional Action Plans, and a summary of key content and process information. (...) 

 

 

26/09/2014

Bearing Witness at the International Criminal Court: An Interview Survey of 109 Witnesses

Witnesses who testify at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against accused war criminals often take great risks to do so. Yet, until now, their voices have been missing from discussions about how the ICC is fulfilling its responsibility to prepare and protect those who testify. (...) 

 

 

23/09/2014

Lean times: Syrian refugee nutrition study in Turkey

A story about syrian refugees in the Adana suburb of Yüregir. (...) 

 

 

22/09/2014

How Gender Inequality Undermines Community Resilience as for Ebola Virus, Tsunamis, Droughts

Gender influences sensitivity to disturbances and, even within the same household, individuals will experience shocks and stresses in different ways. (...) 

 

 

16/09/2014

Gender and Militarism: Analyzing the Links to Strategize for Peace

With this publication, we aim to contribute to the many conversations and debates that will be taking place during coming months, assessing the impact of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR). (...) 

 

 

11/09/2014

Reparations for Conflict‐Related Sexual Violence

This Note aims to provide policy and operational guidance for United Nations engagement in the area of reparations for victims of conflict-related sexual violence. (...) 

 

 

09/09/2014

Reporting on Humanitarian Crises

Information and communication are key tools for saving lives in an emergency response. Local media play a critical role in bringing important information to communities affected by disaster. (...) 

 

 

06/09/2014

Palestine: Midwives for Peace

Midwives for Peace is a grassroots group of Palestinian and Israeli midwives. (...) 

 

 

01/09/2014

Guidance for Effective Mediation

Mediation is one of the most effective methods of preventing, man- aging and resolving conflicts. (...) 

 

 

30/08/2014

Control and Sexuality: The Revival of Zina Laws in Muslim Contexts

This publication offers a comparative study and feminist analysis of zina laws for a better understanding of the challenges facing those initiatives that would ensure that culture and/or religion are not invoked to justify laws that criminalise women's sexuality and subject them to cruel, inhuman and degrading forms of punishment. (...) 

 

 

29/08/2014

State of the World's Mothers 2014 - Saving Mothers and Children in Humanitarian Crises

Motherhood is the toughest job in the world.But for women living in crisis, the challenges of being a mother are greater – and the stakes are so much higher. (...) 

 

 

28/08/2014

Different Forms of Femicide

The murder of women as a result of intimate partner violence, the torture and misogynist slaying of women, the killing of women and girls in the name of “ honour”, ... (...) 

 

 

16/08/2014

Checkpoints Compound the Risks of Childbirth for Palestinian Women

Delays at the checkpoint have complicated deliveries for Palestinian women and led to an increase in home deliveries. (...) 

 

 

15/08/2014

Where is everyone? Responding to emergencies in the most difficult places

A review of the humanitarian aid system's response to displacement emergencies in conflict contexts in South Sudan, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Jordan (2012-2013). (...) 

 

 

12/08/2014

Women on the front lines of Syria's conflict

This report profiles 17 Syrian women who are now refugees in Turkey. Through written and photographic portraits, the report documents ways in which the conflict impacts women in particular. (...) 

 

 

11/08/2014

Women's Lives and Challenges: Equality and Empowerment Since 2000

Promoting gender equality and empowering women is one of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). (...) 

 

 

10/08/2014

Strong Girls, Powerful Women

This report is intended to help humanitarian practitioners more effectively identify and address the unique needs of adolescent girls in displacement and crisis settings. (...) 

 

 

22/07/2014

Women protected under international humanitarian law

International humanitarian law aims to prevent and alleviate human suffering in war without discrimination based on sex. (...) 

 

 

21/07/2014

Raped out of Paradise: Women in Prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran

The response of the Islamic Republic authorities to Iranian's uprising in objection to the 2009 presidential election was fraught with serious human rights violations including sexual torture. (...) 

 

 

19/07/2014

Policy Paper on Sexual and Gender - Based Crimes

Gender-based crimes are those committed against persons, whether male or female, because of their sex and/or socially constructed gender roles. (...) 

 

 

10/07/2014

Documentation of Sexual Violence in Conflict - Crime under International Law

For decades – if not centuries – there has been a near-total absence of justice for survivors of rape and sexual violence in conflict. (...) 

 

 

07/07/2014

Forced From Home: The Lost Boys and Girls of Central America

An unprecedented number of children are fleeing violence in Central America and seeking safety in the United States. Most are alone, making the treacherous journey from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras with no parent or guardian. (...) 

 

 

06/07/2014

Safe Haven - Sheltering Displaced Persons from Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Individuals fleeing an emergency situation  may suffer rape, sexual exploitation, or human trafficking while attempting to secure transport, cross  borders, or find lodging.   (...) 

 

 

03/07/2014

War's Human Cost

By end-2013, 51.2 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, generalized violence, or human rights violations. (...) 

 

 

01/07/2014

Guides for Protection of Human Rights Defenders

This guidebook is a result of a collective effort by numerous individuals, groups and institutions committed to the cause of affirming and upholding women's human rights.  (...) 

 

 

26/06/2014

Femicide - A Global Issue that Demands Action

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, ACUNS Vienna organized its second annual symposium, focusing on Forced Marriage, Violence against Women and the Istanbul Convention (...) 

 

 

21/06/2014

Reparations for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence - Guidance Note of the

This Note aims to provide policy and operational guidance for United Nations engagement in the area of reparations for victims of conflict-related sexual violence. (...) 

 

 

19/06/2014

How to eliminate violence against women beyond 2015: Close the Gap

At least one in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, often perpetrated by an intimate partner. (...) 

 

 

15/06/2014

Policewomen Around the World: Breaking the Brass Ceiling

Here's a look at how women are represented among security forces around the world, brought to you by the Institute for Inclusive Security, which is working to revolutionize who makes the decisions about war and peace. (...) 

 

 

12/06/2014

Protection of Schools and Hospitals from Attack

This Guidance Note and its annexes provide practical guidance for UN and NGO part- ners in the field on the implementation of SCR 1998 (2011), which further strengthens the Security Council Children and Armed Conflict agenda in highlighting the issue of attacks on schools and hospitals. (...) 

 

 

05/06/2014

Redress for rape - Using international jurisprudence on rape as a form of torture or other ill-treatment

The primary aim of this report is to bring together the developing international human rights law jurisprudence and significant other writing linking rape and torture and other ill-treatment in a comprehensive and useable way, so that it can be drawn on by lawyers and activists working on issues or individual cases of rape. (...) 

 

 

30/05/2014

The situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories

A persistent concern is the low participation rate of women in the Palestinian labour force, which now appears to be compounded by a drop in the representation of women in decision-making bodies. (...) 

 

 

28/05/2014

Building Peace - A forum for peace and security in the 21st century

Building Peace dedicate Issue 3 to gender and peacebuilding, exploring how women and men can reconstruct war-torn nations. (...) 

 

 

26/05/2014

Country Reports on Terrorism 2013

Terrorist violence in 2013 was increasingly fueled by sectarian motives, marking a worrisome trend, particularly in Syria, but also in Lebanon and Pakistan. (...) 

 

 

21/05/2014

Re-thinking gender in peacebuilding

This report is based on a three-year research project on gender in peacebuilding, which involved field research in four countries (Burundi, Colombia, Nepal and Uganda), with a thematic focus on four areas of peacebuilding (access to justice,economic recovery,inter-generational tensions and conflict, permutations and continuums of violence.) (...) 

 

 

12/05/2014

Gender in Nigeria Report 2012: Improving the Lives of Girls and Women in Nigeria

A comprehensive view of gender in Nigeria, progress in key areas, including: employment and livelihoods, education and health, political representation, and violence. Women and girls suffer systematic disadvantage and discrimination, magnified for those in the poorest States and sectors of society. (...) 

 

 

04/05/2014

Eleanor Roosevelt

Quotes about including young people into the active life and building peace... (...) 

 

 

04/05/2014

Human Rights Watch: In Somalia: Rape is Normal

In Somalia, women and young girls face what the UN's independent expert on human rights in Somalia refers to as “double victimization”— first the rape or sexual assault itself, then failure of the authorities to provide effective justice or medical and social support. (...) 

 

 

03/05/2014

Nelson Mandela

"The anchor of all my dreams is the collective wisdom of mankind as a whole. I am influenced more than ever before by the conviction that social equality is the only basis of human happiness..." (...) 

 

 

27/04/2014

Extremism as mainstream: Implications for Women

Strengthening women's participation and influence in conflict prevention, social justice, coexistence, and peacebuilding efforts, in situations of closed political space and conflict affected states (...) 

 

 

23/04/2014

Unpacking Gender - The Humanitarian Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan

What solutions for global change to improve the lives of women, children and youth displaced by conflict and crisis? (...) 

 

 

12/04/2014

Growing up in war - the DRC's child soldiers

When he was seven Dikembe Muamba* became a soldier on the orders of his uncle, a chief in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu Province. (...) 

 

 

02/04/2014

Women and Explosive Weapons

Concern with the use of explosive weapons in populated areas has increased over the last few years, due to the severe harm caused to civilians and the wider community. However, the debate has so far not sufficiently highlighted the specific impact that explosive weapons have on women. (...) 

 

 

29/03/2014

This year at DIHAD: Women and aid

You would be hard pressed to find an aid worker that thought sexual violence was not an important issue. But ask them to define what it is, and you may leave them stumped. (...) 

 

 

24/03/2014

Military Children and Families

Though relatively little research has been done on young children in military families, we highlight ways to understand these children as their families grow, change, and experience various kinds of stress, with an overall focus on how to optimize young children's development, bearing in mind their unique needs. (...) 

 

 

15/03/2014

Civil Society Monitoring Report 2013 - Sweden's implementation of UNSCR 1325

The aim of the global monitoring report is to advocate  for  more  effective  measures  to  put  women's   participation on the global agenda of conflict management and security policy. (...) 

 

 

13/03/2014

Gender-based violence in emergencies

The special feature of this edition of Humanitarian Exchange focuses on gender-based violence (GBV) in humanitarian crises. International concern over GBV in emergencies has grown significantly in recent years, and good practice standards, guidelines, training resources and other tools have been developed. (...) 

 

 

08/03/2014

Exploring the Economic Empowerment of Women in Conflict Affected Areas Combining UNSCR 1325, CEDAW, BPFA and MDGs

Gender equality and women's economic empowerment are essential to achieve effective and sustainable development; to foster vibrant economies and to promote peace and security. It is important to recognize the unique contributions women can make as countries emerge from economic crisis, especially in conflict and disaster affected societies. (...) 

 

 

22/02/2014

Afghanistan: Women Human Rights Defenders, 2014 & Beyond

Women's rights in Afghanistan were at the forefront of the international agenda after the fall of the Taliban in 2001. Thirteen years later, nine Afghan women human rights defenders working at the front line reflect on the progress that has been made over the last years, as well as on the risks they have faced because of their work. (...) 

 

 

21/02/2014

Improving responses to refugees with backgrounds of multiple trauma

Recent research has demonstrated that refugee women seeking help for domestic violence in countries of resettlement, such as Australia, are likely to have experienced multiple incidents of trauma as a result of their exposure to war, loss, displacement and encampment (Pittaway 2004; Pittaway & Rees 2006; Rees & Pease 2007; Zannettino 2012). (...) 

 

 

11/02/2014

UN report urges Afghanistan to recruit female teachers locally to boost girls' education

A United Nations report released today said that female teachers are “urgently needed” to boost the education of girls in Afghanistan, which has the highest level of gender disparity in the world.  (...) 

 

 

19/12/2013

UN agency welcomes selection of two female negotiators for Colombia's peace talks

The United Nations entity tasked with advancing gender equality today applauded the appointment of two women to the team negotiating between Colombian authorities and the rebel group known as the FARC.  (...) 

 

 

18/12/2013

From Rape and Shame to Resilience and Pride: Program Provides Hope to Survivor in War-torn Democratic Republic of Congo

“I was in the field when they came.” Espérance keeps her eyes fixed on her hands, folded on the table in front of her, as she talks to me. Her hair cascades in long braids over her shoulders, sweeping against the vivid blue and yellow print of her dress.  (...) 

 

 

18/01/2010

Activation de la Communauté Millennia 2015 Goma - RDC

La Communauté Millennia 2015 Goma – RDC se propose de créer des clubs pour rappeler aux jeunes les droits des femmes et l'importance de ces dernières dans le développement de la nation. Nous nous proposons aussi de sensibiliser les associations de femmes sur leurs droits et sur la diversité cultuterelle. (...) 

 

 

 
 

 

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