The week in Women, Peace and Security
“When I hear the
vuvuzela, I think, ‘here comes safety’; South Africa’s iconic vuvuzela
trumpet is being used as a tool to beat street crime against women in Soweto.
The United Kingdom remains committed to a holistic
approach to supporting peace and security in Africa, recognising the
mutually reinforcing links between security, prosperity and good governance.
Christine Ahn founder
and executive director of Women Cross DMZ and international coordinator of the
Korea Peace Now! urges Korean
peace process to include women to be truly sustainable.
Civil society groups
in the Pacific say gender
equality and women’s rights are essential for climate justice.
an El Salvadoran human rights activist is honored with the 2019 Hillary Rodham
Clinton Award for Advancing
Women, Peace and Security for her work rehabilitating inmates in El Salvador.
The Borno State
Honourable Commissioner for Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, pledges
collaborative support to strengthen resilience, peacebuilding for women and
Commission and the AU Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD)
Framework are urged to work
together to provide assistance to post-conflict countries.
awards Michelle Bachelet, Virginia Marta Velásquez and Rosa Anaya working to combat
gang violence and promote women’s rights in Central America.
Members of the UN
Security council to visit Addis Ababa for annual
consultations between the panel and the AU’s Peace and Security Council