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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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Nepali Civil Society Prepares for the Shadow Report on Implementation of NAP and other policies on Women, Peace and Security

Nepali Civil Society Prepares for the Shadow Report on Implementation of NAP and other policies on Women, Peace and Security 30 August, 2018 by Prativa Khanal* Ensuring accountability for and monitoring of the National Action Plans (NAP) on the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women Peace and Security is a challenge in…

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CEDAW Committee and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Sign Cooperation Framework

CEDAW Committee and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Sign Cooperation Framework July 31, 2018 by Mavic Cabrera Balleza, Kelly Yzique Zea and Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos Women’s rights cannot be fully attained in the conditions of conflict and violence. And no society can call itself truly peaceful unless it has…

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From Building Awareness to Building Peace – Local Actors in Gagauzia, Moldova, Commit to Implement Women, Peace and Security Resolutions in their Communities

From Building Awareness to Building Peace – Local Actors in Gagauzia, Moldova, Commit to Implement Women, Peace and Security Resolutions in their Communities August 15, 2018 by Shalini Medepalli Editor: Agnieszka Fal Dutra-Santos “Ordinary people and grassroots organizations need to better understand the position of the government, so that they can be part of Moldova’s…

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Cooperation for better security – national stakeholders in Moldova discuss next steps for UNSCR 1325 implementation

Cooperation for better security – national stakeholders in Moldova discuss next steps for UNSCR 1325 implementation August 13, 2018 by Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos “Security means different things to different people. Especially today, human security is crucial. The National Action Plan (NAP) on UNSCR 1325 is important because it brought together different actors and governmental institutions…

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