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.
UN Security Council Resolution 2016 (2013)
Strengthens efforts to end impunity for sexual violence in conflict. Follows resolutions 1820, 1888 and 1960.
Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations: Connections between Presence & Influence (2012)
UN Women. New edition of a 2010 paper, on gender and peace negotiations/agreements.
Equal Power – Lasting Peace, summary (2012)
The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation. Summary of report on obstacles for women’s participation in peace processes. Field studies made in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, DR Congo, Iraq and Liberia.
Equal Power – Lasting Peace (2012)
The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation. Examines obstacles for women’s participation in peace processes, based on field studies made in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, DR Congo, Iraq and Liberia.
Convention on the Eliminiation of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (1979)
CEDAW defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for national action to end such discrimination.
Principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P, 2005)
To protect populations from war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity world leaders committed to the Responsibility to Protect at the UN 2005 World Summit.
National action plans 1325
List of countries that currently has a National Action Plan for UNSCR 1325 and 1820. A NAP includes clear mechanisms for monitoring the implementation and ensuring accountability.
A project by WILPF devoted to the promotion of women’s role in peace processes as laid out in UNSCR 1325. Monitors the UN systems and offers much material on women, peace and security.
UN – Women, war and peace
The women’s fund at the UN, dedicated to advancing women’s rights and achieving gender equality. Provides financial and technical assistance to programmes that foster women’s empowerment.