Statement on Systemic Racism and Police Brutality Statement on Systemic Racism and Police Brutality

Locked out during lockdown an analysis of the UN system during COVID-19


September 2020 In this report published during the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, WILPF analyses the UN’s processes and forums during COVID-19 in the areas of disarmament, human rights, and women, peace, and security. The report is meant to provide an overview of the impact of the COVID-19-related changes in process and procedure at the United Nations, particularly in terms of transparency and accessibility to civil society. 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 Universal Periodic Review of Sweden


November 2019 On the occasion of the 35th Session of the UPR Working Group, WILPF Sweden submitted this report. It addresses nuclear disarmament, arms exports, with particular attention to arms exports to countries involved in the Yemen conflict, the need to strengthen Swedish arms exports controls, the lack of focus on disarmament in Sweden National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 and the human rights impacts of Swedish businesses abroad. Download publication English

We Are Still Here: Mosulite Women 500 Days After the Conclusion of the Coalition Military Operation


August 2019 This report showcases how hard security measures adopted in Mosul disregard the human rights of the local civilian population, undermine local peacebuilding approaches, and inflict disproportionate impacts on Iraqi women and girls. The report is aimed at the Member States and international actors, as a means to urge them to understand the devastating impact military operations have on women and take lessons learnt on board as they set and implement future responses to conflicts in Iraq and the region. English   Arabic

A WILPF Guide to Killer Robots


March 2019 As part of the global Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, WILPF has been at the forefront of calling for a treaty banning autonomous weapons. "Killer robots" are fully autonomous weapon systems. There are significant gender-related implications for killer robots, which WILPF has also highlighted consistently through its advocacy and research. Download publication English French Spanish

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