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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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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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Girl Ambassadors: Stories of strength and resilience

This week we choose to celebrate and highlight the resilience and strength of young women. We showcase stories like, Ruth’s, of young women who support their communities fight for sustainable peace and gender equality. — Cette semaine nous choisissons de célébrer et de mettre en valeur la résilience et la force des jeunes femmes. Nous mettons…

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