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.
This is a guide on how we can document and analyse the underlying causes of the challenges our communities face in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. It highlights key aspects of the responses we need to be paying attention to: inequalities, community need and public interest, economic consequences and bail-out programmes, disaster capitalism, violence, militarisation and repression, and acts of solidarity.
This report was submitted by WILPF Afghanistan for the 75th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. The report focuses on women’s participation in political and public life, implementation of the National Action Plan on UN Security Council resolution 1325, women’s involvement in the peace process, women’s participation in parliamentary and presidential elections, and lastly it looks at gender-based and sexual violence against women and girls in Afghanistan.
The International Programme is a forwardlooking plan for WILPF for the three-year period 2018-2021. It embodies the work undertaken by WILPF locally and globally, and guides the organs of WILPF: the International Congress, the International Board, National Sections and the International Secretariat.
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.
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 the 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.
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.
This submission was presented to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at its 65th Session. The report was written by WILPF Cameroon and it concentrates on non-discrimination, gender equality and gender-based violence, women’s participation in political and public life, peace and conflict resolution, the impact of war on women and girls, the impact of arms on gender-based violence, women’s right to favourable and just conditions of work, birth registration and the right to education.