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.
Global Peace Index
Vision of Humanity gathers peace research in interactive maps and publish news and videos pertaining to peace.
MENA Agenda 1325
A project to advance women’s rights and women’s participation in addressing peace and security issues in the region.
Gender-responsive budgeting is government planning, programming and budgeting that contributes to the advancement of gender equality and the fulfillment of women’s rights. The website provides resources.
Gender Equality Evaluation Portal
The UN women Gender Equality Evaluation Portal makes available more than 100 evaluations on what works to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment.
A project initiated by the OECD Development Centre, for the exchange of and improving the knowledge on gender equality-related issues. Gathers empirical evidence and adequate statistics to measure gender equality.
The UK Government’s Stabilisation Unit
Works with fragile and conflict-afflicted states to enhance their capacity for self-governance. Have several publications on demobilization and repatriation with a gender perspective.
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
A resource and advocacy network for the protection and support of women human rights defenders worldwide. Has Action Alerts for important incidents concerning activists.
News site focusing on women’s rights and situation in Iraq, Kurdistan and other parts of the Middle East. Available in Arabic, Kurdish or English. Warvin are also active as experts, commenting current affairs in other Iraqi media.
Dealing With the Past – Kosovo
A web site initiative to present and initiate projects related to Kosovo society’s dealing with its past. Includes NGO-projects, pieces of art, academic studies, personal reflections etc.
Words of Women from the Egyptian Revolution
Facebook-page of a weekly web-series by independent filmmakers, documenting the participation of women in the Egyptian revolution. Links to the films on Youtube.
Women and the arab spring
Campaign site by FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights) based on a report on women’s rights and equality before, during and after the arab spring. Also contains news and interviews. In Eng, Fre and Ar.
Women in Politics – bibliographic database
Database on books and articles written about women’s participation in political life. Covers titles representing international, regional, country-by-country as well as thematic perspectives.
Women in Parliaments: World and Regional Averages
Comprehensive database on percentage of women in national parliaments. Both comparative and separate statistics available. Compiled by the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
BRIDGE – Gender and Elections
Training modul that examines key governmental and societal elements needed to enable women’s participation in elections. Workshops run by accredited BRIDGE facilitators
International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics
Interactive network that gathers facts, resources and advisory services on women, elections and political processes worldwide. Also in French, Spanish and Arabic.
Global database of gender-based political quotas. Research tool that gathers comparative knowledge and resources on the implementation and impact of quotas. Continuously updated.
Cause of death – woman
Campaign site about the deadly violence against women worldwide. Offers interviews, photos, facts etc. Focuses on ten countries: Brazil, Mexico, USA, DR Congo, Egypt, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Pakistan, Russia.
European Institute for Gender Equality
EU agency that supports EU and its Member States in their efforts to fight discrimination based on sex. Collects and analyses data, facilitates dialogue etc. Based in Lithuania.
Peace Research Institute Oslo
An independent research institute engaged in promotion of peace through conflict resolution, dialogue, public information and policymaking activities. Offers research and publications.
National Action Plans for UNSCR 1325 in Europe
NAPs can be found in 17 European countries of which 13 are EU Member States. Action plans are underway in more countries.