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Happy International Youth Day from the Girl Ambassadors for Peace!

      On behalf of our Girl Ambassadors for Peace (GA4P) in Indonesia, Philippines and the Democratic Republic of Congo, we wish you a happy International Youth Day! GNWP and its partners are proud to support young women in peacebuilding!   For more info on the GA4P, please see: gnwp.org/program/girl-ambassadors-for-peace/   De la part de…

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18 years on, have we fulfilled the promise of Resolution 1325? – An interview podcast with Cora Weiss, one of the drafters of Resolution 1325

By Naima Kane and Shalini Medepalli* The UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) is one of the most groundbreaking international laws ever adopted by the UN. It shifted the paradigm on the international community’s response to conflict. It recognized that the impact of war on women impacts international peace…

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GNWP stands with refugees

On World Refugee Day we stand with refugees, we are proud to support our Girl Ambassadors for Peace from South Sudan who continue fighting for their rights while relocated in the Rhino Camp in Uganda. We ought to empower young women refugees to make their journey safer and their future brighter. — Pour la Journée…

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Indonesian Girl Ambassador for Peace calls for peace in wake of violent extremism

Indonesian Girl Ambassador for Peace calls for peace in wake of violent extremism May 25, 2018 by Vica A.V.P Kambea* Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia—Violence and terrorism has destroyed everyone’s lives around the world.  We, young people in Poso, have experienced how acts of violence and terrorism have not only taken lives of many individuals but also…

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Indonesian Girl Ambassador Reflects on Surabaya Bombings

GNWP’s Girl Ambassador for Peace, Nur Aisyah Maullidah, from Lamongan reflects on the bombings in Surabaya, Indonesia.  May 23, 2018 by Nur Aisyah Maullidah* Firstly, I would like to start with the chronology of the recent terror acts in Indonesia.  The first attack was related to the error process of food checking at Common Headquarters (Mako)…

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