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More than helpless victims – Kenyan journalists use the WPS agenda to change the narrative about women in conflict

February 23, 2021 by Wevyn Muganda “After this training [facilitated by GNWP and RWPL], I will retell the narrative of what women go through in conflicts – to show them as leaders, and not helpless victims.” – Evans Kipkura, Nation ...
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Financing for women’s organizations: The billion dollar question

December 4, 2020 by Jenaina Irani Between 2017-2019, over $1 billion US dollars was pledged by governments and other donors in support of gender equality commitments. This is more than ever before! However, a closer look at the figures reveals ...
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See Us, Hear Us, Join Us! Women Peacebuilders in Colombia Defy COVID-19 and Promote Inclusive Peace

November 30, 2020 By Beatriz Ciordia and Cecilia Lazara Edited by Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos “We will never be seen as changemakers if the public does not see, read or listen about the work that we, as women, do in our ...
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Investing in Human Security: How Reducing Military Spending Can Ensure Gender-Equal and Safe Communities

November 26, 2020 by Nikou Salamat Edited by Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos The year 2020 marks numerous milestones for the international community’s dedication to building sustainable, inclusive and gender-equal peace. These include the 25th Anniversary of Beijing Declaration and Platform for ...
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Sustainable peace requires transformative action! What do local women peacebuilders have to say ahead of the 20th Anniversary of the Women, Peace and Security agenda?

Sustainable peace requires transformative action! What do local women peacebuilders have to say ahead of the 20th Anniversary of the Women, Peace and Security agenda? October 12, 2020 by Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos[1] “Women are the future of sustaining peace! Their ...
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Youth Leaders Demand Action: Analysis of the Third UN Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

Youth Leaders Demand Action: Analysis of the Third UN Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security July 17, 2020 by Katrina Leclerc “Coming from a community where youth continue to experience violence, discrimination, limited political inclusion, and are at ...
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“Women don’t participate in the peace process – they don’t know how. It’s the journalists’ job to change this!”

July 6, 2020 by Heela Yoon and Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos “Resolution 1325 is one of the most important international laws we have. It guarantees women’s participation in peace processes and decision-making. But in Georgia, women do not participate in the ...
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Transforming Counter-Terrorism: From Securitization to Women-led Peace

June 30, 2020 by Agnieszka Fal Dutra Santos and Mallika Iyer While “violent extremism” escapes an agreed-upon definition, acts recognized as violent extremist by both the international community and local populations continue to pose a threat to international peace and ...
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Women, peace and a pandemic: Translating gender provisions in peace deals into peaceful and inclusive societies during the COVID-19 outbreak

June 16, 2020 by Jenaina Irani and Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos “Today, it should be unthinkable for peace talks or negotiations that take place in the world to not incorporate gender as a central aspect, since women not only have a ...
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Solidarity & Peace Amidst the Pandemic: Young Women Leaders Meet Online for the First-Ever Global Dialogue

Solidarity & Peace Amidst the Pandemic: Young Women Leaders Meet Online for the First-Ever Global Dialogue April 23, 2020 by Heela Yoon and Katrina Leclerc Edited by Mavic Cabrera-Balleza and Agnieszka Fal Dutra-Santos “Afghan women have been fighting for their ...
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