The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.24

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.24

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.

Press statement of Nigeria coalition on youth, peace and security on ‘COVID 19: Nigeria’s peace and security’

Popular rhetoric suggests that New Zealand is a staunch champion of the WPS agenda. Does the evidence support that claim?

Women, Peace and Security in the time of Corona

Arguments linger over the best ways to increase women’s meaningful participation in the peace and security sectors.

The First 100 Days of the COVID-19 Outbreak in Asia and the Pacific: A Gender Lens. This report presents a snapshot of the gender dimensions of the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic and captures promising practices for integrating gender in preparedness and response planning. 

Safeguarding Afghanistan’s vulnerable millions from Coronavirus Threat. For the many millions caught in the crosshairs of conflict whose access to health services is already limited or close to impossible, the pandemic brings a new terror.

United Nations leaders, humanitarian experts and sister advocates at the U.N. are alarmed by the COVID-19 pandemic’s potential to devastate vulnerable communities, particularly refugees, migrants, and women and girls already challenged by economic hardship and social disparities.


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