The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.27

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.27

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.

Triple Threat – Conflict, Gender-Based Violence and COVID-19; Women and girls are at high risk for rape and sexual violence

“Why Women’s Rights Must be Central to the UN Security Council’s Response to COVID-19” (NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security)

Southern African Development Community (SADC) has called on authorities to lift a lockdown on shelters and places of safety for victims of abuse.

“COVID-19 and Violent Conflict: Responding to Predictable Unpredictability” by Christine Bell (Just Security)

A report on peace and security and the prevention of violence: Reflections from civil society in the context of the fourth Swiss National Action Plan 1325.

“COVID-19: Peacebuilders aren’t the side dish. We’re the delivery service” by Mike Jobbins (Search for Common Ground)

“COVID-19: UN chief calls for global ceasefire to focus on ‘the true fight of our lives’” (UN News)

“We Can Make the Post-Coronavirus World a Much Less Violent Place” by Robert Muggah and Steven Pinker (Foreign Policy)

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