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Ukrainian civil society form Network for the Implementation fo Women, Peace, and Security resolutions and CEDAW

Ukrainian civil society form Network for the Implementation fo Women, Peace, and Security resolutions and CEDAW February 18, 2019 by Mallika Iyer Applause filled the halls of the Parliamentary High Commissioner for Human Rights in Kiev, Ukraine as Ella Lamakh, the Executive Director of the Democracy Development Center (DDC), inaugurated the Civil Society Network for…

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Upturn the narrative, and put women at the center! – Nigerian journalists develop a strategy on Resolution 1325

Upturn the narrative, and put women at the center! – Nigerian journalists develop a strategy on Resolution 1325 February 7, 2019 by Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos Without meaningful inclusion of women, there can never be a lasting solution to armed conflicts, and as a result, no sustainable development. The United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 recognized…

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Empowered women build empowered communities – Local women and local authorities in Nigeria develop strategies for an inclusive and sustainable peace

Empowered women build empowered communities – Local women and local authorities in Nigeria develop strategies for an inclusive and sustainable peace February 4, 2019 by Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos “In Nigeria, like in many other countries affected by conflict, women and girls bear the burden of violent conflict, but are excluded from formal conflict management and…

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DRC Elections—Will Congolese women have a fair chance?

DRC Elections—Will Congolese women have a fair chance? December 11, 2018 by Naima Kane* Edited by Mavic Cabrera-Balleza and Katrina Leclerc “The forthcoming elections is a decisive turning point for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), because if we really do have these elections despite the fact that it has long dragged out, it will…

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Bengali and Rohingya Women Read, Lead and Build Peace Together

Bengali and Rohingya Women Read, Lead and Build Peace Together November 29, 2018 by Mallika Iyer* Edited by Mavic Cabrera-Balleza and Katrina Leclerc “Participation, prevention, and protection,” a chorus of 31 young women learning about the pillars of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 chanted. These young women are Bangladesh’s new members of the Girl Ambassadors…

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