For women’s full participation in conflict resolution and peacebuilding

An initiative from Kvinna till Kvinna


Here you will find resources connected to women, peace and security. We have gathered a selection of important UN and EU documents, reports, links and organizations working with women’s rights and peace. Choose by category or use our search engine. News articles can be found in our Newsroom.


  • Medica Mondiale

    Hülchrather Straße 4 50670 Cologne, Germany

    Works with war-traumatised women. “Empowerment” and “integrated approach” are terms reflected in the basic principles.

  • Mama Cash

    P.O. Box 15686 1001 ND Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    International women’s fund. Supports pioneering and innovative women’s initiatives around the world.

  • International Security Information Service (ISIS)

    Rue Archimède 50 B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

    Independent research and advisory organisation. Facilitates parliamentary and inter-institutional dialogue.

  • International Alert

    346 Clapham Road SW9 9AP London, United Kingdom

    Independent peacebuilding organisation. Works with people who are directly affected by violent conflict.

  • Hivos

    P.O. Box 85565 2508 CG Hague, The Netherlands

    A development organisation, working together with local civil society organisations in developing countries.

  • GAPS

    56-64 Leonard Street EC2A 4LT London, United Kingdom

    An expert working group of peace and development NGOs, academics and grassroots peace builders.

  • Frontline for Human Rights Defenders

    Temple Road Blackrock Dublin, Ireland

    Works with the specific aim of protecting human rights defenders at risk.

  • EPLO (European Peacebuilding Liason Office)

    Rue Belliard 205, Box 12 1040 Brussels, Belgium

    A platform of European NGOs active in the field of peacebuilding.

  • European Women’s Lobby (EWL)

    18 rue Hydraulique 1210 Brussels, Belgium

    EWL is a European-level civil society NGOs. It reaches 2500 organisations in 30 European countries.

  • Concorde

    CONCORD Secretariat aisbl 1000 Brussels, Belgium

    CONCORD is the European NGO confederation for Relief and Development.

  • Cordaid

    Postbus 16440 2500 BK Hague, The Netherlands

    The Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development Aid is a Dutch development agency operating worldwide.

  • Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field (1949)

    The fourth version of the Geneva Convention on the wounded and sick after those adopted in 1864, 1906, 1929.

  • Universal declaration on Human Rights (1948)

    A milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world.

  • Global Monitoring Checklist on Women, Peace and Security

    GAPS UK. Comprehensive monitoring of the implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Afghanistan, DR Congo, Northern Ireland, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

  • UNSCR 1325 in Europe: 21 case studies of implementation (2010)

    EPLO. Study of the experiences of civil society working on women and peace policy and practice in Europe, also about national action plans for 1325.

  • Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (1998)

    The International Criminal Court has the mandate to investigate and prosecute the core international crimes. Crimes of conflict-based sexual violence can be tried at ICC.

  • Study of National Action Plans for UNSC resolution 1325 Nordic countries

    The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation. A comperative study of the national action plans in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland.

  • A psychosocial model of healing from the traumas of ethnic cleansing

    A study of the healing process of women that has survived ethnic cleansing in Bosnia Hercegovina

  • 10 recommendations for UNSCR 1325 implementation from 60 women’s organizations in conflict regions

    For international stakeholders and UN Member States’ governments.

  • Pushing the Limits

    The report puts teenage girls and young women in focus. Young women are particularly vulnerable in regions affected by war and conflict.