The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.9

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.9

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.

Rosa Anaya, 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 NGOs collaborative support to strengthen resilience, peacebuilding for women and girls

UN Peacebuilding Commission and the AU Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD) Framework are urged to work together to provide assistance to post-conflict countries.

Hillary Clinton 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

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