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1325 is code for women and gender must be part of peace and security! 1325 is much more than a number! 1325 is a historic watershed political framework that recognizies that women – and a gender perspective – are relevant to negotiating peace agreements, planning refugee camps, and peacekeeping operations and reconstructing war-torn societies.
Women, Peace and Security Agenda
PeaceWomen is a programme of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the longest-standing women’s peace organization in the world. PeaceWomen was founded in 2000 to strengthen women’s rights and participation in international peace and security efforts. PeaceWomen monitors, informs, and advocates for women’s’ rights and participation in conflict situations and promotes gender analysis in conflict prevention.
Check out PeaceWomen/WILPF's newest addition to our website, the SCR 1325 National Action Plan Initiative.!!!!
36 countries have NAPs – you may have been involved and continue to monitor implementation. PeaceWomen wanted to bring this work together and highlight that NAPs are only effective if the process is consultative and implementation is tracked.
As the 10th Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 approaches in October 2010, the need to make women, peace and security resolutions accessible and relevant to women on the ground is more urgent than ever. The translation and dissemination of SCR 1325 and SCR 1820 are important tools for local ownership and awareness.
The 10th anniversary of SCR 1325 provides a unique opportunity to improve the implementation of the women, peace and security frameworks to refocus the agenda on improving the real security and lives of women around the world. With the 10th Anniversary of 1325 gaining momentum for this coming October, PeaceWomen.org has created a section 1325+10 on our website.
The PeaceWomen Project is pleased to announce that the successful translation of SCR 1820 into Urdu and Bengali as part of the ongoing "Speak Local" campaign of the Translation Initiative! Established to tackle language barriers and to increase awareness of the United Nation's resolutions on women, pea
Partners around the world have helped us translate SCR 1325 into over 100 languages already.
Nigeria launched its National Action Plan (NAP) on the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013, at the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja.
Security Council Resolution 1820: A move to End Sexual Violence in Conflict
1. IN CELEBRATION OF THE 50TH ISSUE OF 1325 PEACEWOMEN E-NEWS
Since May 2002, PeaceWomen has been producing the 1325 PeaceWomen E-Newsletter as a means to maintain the momentum and visibility of SCR 1325, to advocate for its full and rapid implementation, and to share information with UN entities, government representatives and civil society actors about the resolution and related women, peace and security issues.THIS ISSUE OF 1325 PEACEWOMEN E-NEWS FEATURES:
The Cali workshop was conducted in the Semi-rural town of Palmira in the department of Valle del Cauca on Wednesday, February 8th.
· Discuss VAW as a cause and a consequence of conflict and the work being done by the VAW Working Group
· Learn more about Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820 on women, peace and security and the work of GAPS
· Speak to representatives from the Foreign Office about the revision of the National Action Plan on 1325
Year 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325 on women, peace and security.