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GNWP’s Cora Weiss Fellow: Civil society briefer at UN CSW64

Remarks by Heela Yoon, Cora Weiss Peacebuilding Fellow at the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders; and Founder and Director of the Afghan Women Welfare and Development Association Delivered during the procedural meeting of the 64th Commission on the Status of Women, 9 March 2020. Your Excellencies, representatives of the UN, Member States, and fellow civil…

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No women, no peace: Women peacebuilders and humanitarian actors set priorities and demand to be heard

No women, no peace Women peacebuilders and humanitarian actors set priorities and demand to be heard March 10, 2020 “Women work to prevent conflict in our communities on a daily basis – yet, we remain invisible!” – emphasized one of the participants of the Global Women’s Forum for Peace and Humanitarian Action. Nearly 20 years…

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Integrating Gender and Conflict Lens into Human Rights Investigations in Yemen

Photo: Yemeni human rights investigators discuss the importance of integrating a gender equality and peace and security lens in human rights documentation and advocacy during the training organized by the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), in partnership with Mwatana Organization for Human Rights, and with support from the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation. Integrating…

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Learning Together, Inspiring Each Other: Regional Girl Ambassadors for Peace Training in Bangladesh and Indonesia

Learning Together, Inspiring Each Other: Regional Girl Ambassadors for Peace Training in Bangladesh and Indonesia November 13, 2019 by Mallika Iyer   Edited by Mavic Cabrera Balleza “I used to be like the moon, receiving light from only one star. I was focused only on my personal interests and education. After joining the Girl Ambassadors for…

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Report launch: Building and Sustaining Peace from the Ground Up

Peace from the Ground Up: A Study of What Sustaining Peace Means to Women from Local Communities and Civil Society On 30 October 2019, GNWP has launched the full report from the global research on how what “Sustaining Peace” means to local women and civil society around the world. The research, led by GNWP with…

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