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Strengthening synergies between CEDAW and Women, Peace and Security Resolutions

20 September, 2018 The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Resolutions, together with other human rights treaties and International Humanitarian Law, provide a comprehensive framework for the protection and promotion of women’s rights, including in armed conflict. Yet, while the expansion of…

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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

18 years on, have we fulfilled the promise of Resolution 1325? – An interview podcast with Cora Weiss, one of the drafters of Resolution 1325 July 25, 2018 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…

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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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