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)