The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.17

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.17

Welcome to Women’s International Peace Centre’s links roundup, where we share news, op-eds, and other stories that we’re talking about in Women, Peace and Security

In April last year, a young South Sudanese lady in golden sneakers and a white toub jumped on top on a white car raising her arm and leading protests. Being Alaa: Why every woman can relate to this freedom heroine 

The Peace Centre in partnership with TRAC FM organised a 3 day meeting to develop an effective advocacy campaign plan for their Transitional Justice Campaign

The Nigerian Ministry of Women Affairs in collaboration with the UNFPA review the national gender policy with the aim of capturing emerging issues and chat better ways for women, especially as the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration approaches.

In lead up to Generation Equality Forum, UN Women announces six themes to anchor the forums.

Experience in the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) highlights many of the operational challenges in implementing the UN’s agenda of women, peace and security

In West Africa, the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Spain are to strengthen women’s voice in furthering peace and security.

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC), National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and some government agencies have called on Nigerians, especially women to join the fight against corruption to reduce crimes and corrupt practices in Nigeria. 

The United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), together with The Economic Community Of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Commission organized a Workshop to mobilize Togolese stakeholders to help ensure the holding of peaceful and violence-free presidential election.

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