The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.8

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.8

A new report on domestic violence against women in Pakistan ‘Not accepting abuse as the norm: Local forms of institutional reform to improve reporting on domestic violence in Punjab’, argues for beyond legal remedies to protect women.

Aisha Buhari Calls for Eradication of Gender Bias in Military

Nigerian Federal Government to step up efforts to include women in conflict resolution processes and peacebuilding

Vice President Biden plans to build on the Violence Against Women Act, make women safer, and protect women’s civil rights.

World Peace Summit to calls for collective efforts for Sustainable Peace and Development

G7’s Gender Equality Advisory Council are urging countries to ditch archaic and discriminatory laws and promote empowerment

Front Line Defenders is now accepting applications for the Research and Admin Fellowship: Africa. The fellowship is designed to provide training and practical work experience in an international non-governmental organisation to recent graduates seeking a career in human rights

The many scripts that women are told to follow in the machinery of patriarchal fear taught by society.

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