Arria-Formula Meeting on Ensuring Women's Participation

On 8 March 2021, International Women's Day, an open Arria-Formula meeting was held on the topic of ensuring women's meaningful participation in UN-led peace processes. The event was hosted by Ireland and Mexico, and was co-sponsored by a total of 12 Security Council members.

WILPF partner, Rasha Jarhum, Director of the Peace Track Initiative, delivered a briefing at the meeting on the topic of women's participation in Yemen. She called for the UN to make women’s participation a norm in all processes that it supports. WILPF supported the development of her statement, along with the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security. 

Watch her briefing starting from 22:10.