What Can You Do?

Don’t be a bystander. Join the movement!

Get involved, take action, and raise your voice! The more we work together, the bigger our collective impact.

 

 

 

Who are you?

 

Security Council Member

  • Create incentives for Member States to #MoveTheMoney from war to peace by increasing its social spending and reducing its military spending;

  • Demand women’s full and equal participation at the peace table;

  • Ask for updates on the United Nations reporting on and taking action to strengthen women’s participation, protection, and rights in conflict situations;

  • Support high-level leadership on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the UN;

  • Implement Women, Peace and Security commitments in all country and thematic work for the Council such as mandate renewals.

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United Nations Body

  • Take action to implement the UN system-wide Strategic Results Framework on UNSCR1325;
  • Prioritise Women, Peace and Security among United Nations Leadership;
  • Use gender-sensitive training and gender budgeting to strengthen policies and programs on women’s human rights, especially in conflict settings;
  • Consult and include women civil society groups in design and implementation of programming.

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United Nations Member State

  • #MoveTheMoney from war to peace by increasing its social spending and reducing its military spending;

  • Adopt, adequately finance, and implement a National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security;

  • Make progressive commitments for the 2015 High-Level Review, and take action now;

  • Support and champion Women, Peace and Security including women’s participation in peace processes;

  • Listen and learn from the experts: Women Civil Society! Consult and include women civil society groups at home and abroad today.

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Civil Society Actor

  • Mobilise and connect movements to build solidarity for women’s participation, protection, and rights across the conflict prevention spectrum;
  • Lobby your government to #MoveTheMoney from war to peace by increasing its social spending and reducing its military spending;

  • Push for implementation of UNSCR1325 through local action plans, National Action Plans (NAPs), or Regional Action Plans (RAPs), that incorporates strong accountability mechanisms, sustainable budget, and strong disarmament provisions;

  • Support programmes and advocacy efforts that urge donors to fund grassroots women’s leaders and civil society organisations;

  • Use social media to share reports, advocacy tools, infographics, hashtags, and other resources that push the Women, Peace and Security Agenda forward.

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Everyone

  • Free yourself from fear! Invest in a strong, smart, and resilient YOU!
  • Demilitarise your life! Toss the camouflage, ditch fear-mongering media, and use your power for active non-violence;
  • Be an ally! Stay informed, demand space for marginalised voices to be heard, and support campaigns and actions for peace and gender justice.
  • Join the movement! Collaborate with WILPF, join a section, donate, or share your talents for peace and gender justice!

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