For women’s full participation in conflict resolution and peacebuilding

An initiative from Kvinna till Kvinna

Resources

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.

  • UN Women Finland

    Tölötorggatan 2B 00260 Helsingfors, Finland

    The National Committee for UN Women in Finland is an independent NGO supporting UN Women.

  • Operation 1325

    Hammarby allé 93 12063 Stockholm, Sweden

    Works through advocacy and education to implement resolution 1325 – in Sweden and internationally.

  • 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.

  • Comprehensive approach 15671/1/08, to the EU implementation of UNSCR 1325 and 1820 on women, peace and security (2008)

    The EU’s approach on women and peace: basic principles, key requirements, specific measures.

  • 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.

  • CEDAW and Security Council Resolution 1325: A Quick Guide

    A brief overview made by UNIFEM to facilitate the work of gender equality advocates. It provides a basic introduction to CEDAW and UNSCR 1325.

  • Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations: Connections between Presence and Influence (2010)

    Report by UNIFEM on women’s participation in peace processes. Recommendations for the way forward.

  • What the Women Say. Participation and UNSCR 1325 A Case Study Assessment (2010)

    A six-country field study made by the MIT Center for International Studies and the International Civil Society Action Network.

  • UN Security Council 1325 and Peace Negotiations and Agreements (2011)

    Opinion piece in which Prof. Christine Bell and Dr. Catherine O’Rourke share their joint opinions based on intensive research of peace agreements since 1990.

  • Peace agreements as a means for promoting gender equality and ensuring participation of women (2003)

    Recommendations adopted by an expert group meeting convened by the UN.