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Feminist principles for a post COVID-19 settlement


November 2020 What shall an international post-COVID-19 settlement look like? In this publication, six feminist principles for a post-COVID-19 recovery is being presented. Originally presented to the UN General Assembly, they are now compiled in this publication with the hope to bring new ideas, perspectives, and solutions forward. Download publication English

UNSCR 1325 at 20 years: Perspectives from Feminist Peace Activists and Civil Society


November 2020 This report is based on a series of global interviews, consultations, and meetings with feminist peace activists -- the key actors who advocated for the adoption of UNSCR 1325. It documents their assessment of the past 20 years of implementation, and what more must be done to ensure women’s meaningful participation and prevent violence. The report finds that there are three primary challenges to progress on Women, Peace and Security: militarism and militarization; the patriarchal and political underpinnings of the agenda; and lack of accountability for implementation. Download publication English Arabic

Turning the Tide: Syrian Women’s Rights Organisations on the Transitional Justice Map


July 2020 Our recently released report with Dawlaty maps the contextual and organisational challenges Syrian women-led and feminist organisations working inside Syria, Lebanon and Turkey face when it comes to transitional justice. The mapping assessed a total of 66 Syrian women-led grassroots organisations. اطلقت رابطة النساء الدولية للسلام والحرية مع منظمة دولتي تقرير مسح لتحديد سياق عمل المنظمات السورية النسائية والنسوية في سوريا ولبنان وتركيا والتحديات التي تواجهها فيما يتعلق بالعمل على مواضيع العدالة الانتقالية، وتم خلال المسح تقييم احتياجات ٦٦ منظمة ذات قيادة نسائية. Download publication English Arabic

Stories of Feminist Peace 2019


July 2020 In this publication, WILPF International Secretariat takes you through some of the achievements of 2019. From speaking truth to power in the DRC to building networks for a peace agreement on the Korean Peninsula, the publication not only tells, but shows what feminist peace looks like. In addition to this downloadable PDF, Stories of Feminist Peace is built as a user-friendly microsite.  PDF   Microsite

Where are the Words?


May 2020 The Disappearance of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the Language of Country-Specific UN Security Council Resolutions Words lost. Opportunities lost. An agenda undermined, to the detriment of women’s rights. This can be fixed. In this report, we examine the disappearance of language about the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda in country-specific and WPS resolutions by the UN Security Council. Download publication English

Women Vote Peace


December 2019 This publication was edited by WILPF Germany and is part of the Project "Women Vote Peace". The publication looks at the Zurich Congress in 1919, and the 2019 re-enactment in Zurich in 2019. The report collects articles written by different members that link remembrance to current challenges, that reflect topics that were addressed in workshops, particularly: education, culture of peace, solidarity, visions for the future; disarmament; and environmental justice and feminist economy. Download publication English

Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women – Democratic Republic of the Congo


November 2019 This report was submitted by WILPF DRC for the 73rd session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. The submission focuses on the right of women to participate in political and public life, the implementation of the Women Peace and Security Agenda, discrimination at work, domestic violence and the impacts of small arms and light weapons on gender-based violence. English French

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