The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.23

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.23

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

The speaker of the parliament of Uganda, Hon Alitwala Kadaga has urged women in leadership positions to take up the lead role in fighting for the rights of disadvantaged and marginalized fellow women if Uganda is to achieve full women participation.

African women leaders come together as a movement to launch the African Women Leaders Network (AWLN) and its Call to Action, backed by the African Union and the United Nations through UN Women.

Key Messages from The South Sudan Peace Process; The Role and Prospects of Women Refugees.

Major General Kristin Lund Visits Mali and the Netherlands discusses Women in the UN, Gender Peace and Security, and Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

The United Nations and other international organizations will devote substantial time and attention in 2020 to assessing progress (or the lack of it) in increasing the participation of women in political and peace processes.

Negotiating culture for the realisation of women’s rights; “ I am sometimes told that gender is an idea whose time has passed. I disagree. I think it is needed now more than ever, having tasted its fruits.”

Some of the most exceptional works documented by women in recent times are being showcased at a two-day women’s film festival hosted by the Indian Embassy in Washington.

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