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.

 

  • Women are important in peace processes (2012)

    Fact sheet about the importance of women’s participation in peace processes based on the Equal Power – Lasting Peace Report.

  • From the ground up (2012)

    A study about women’s roles in local peacebuilding in Afghanistan, Liberia, Nepal, Pakistan and Sierra Leone, conducted by IDS, Womankind Worldwide and ActionAid.

  • Equal Power – Lasting Peace Report: Popular Version (Armenia and Azerbaijan)

    Based on the study Equal Power – Lasting Peace, on five conflicts/post-conflicts, this summary addresses “Armenia and Azerbaijan. Stuck in conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.”

  • Equal Power – Lasting Peace Report: Popular Version (Liberia)

    Based on the study Equal Power – Lasting Peace, on five conflicts/post-conflicts, this summary addresses Liberia.

  • Equal Power – Lasting Peace Report: Popular Version (DRC)

    Based on the study Equal Power – Lasting Peace, on five conflicts/post-conflicts, this summary addresses the DRC.

  • Equal Power – Lasting Peace Report: Popular Version (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

    Based on the study Equal Power – Lasting Peace, on five conflicts/post-conflicts, this summary addresses Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Equal Power – Lasting Peace Report: Popular Version (Iraq)

    Based on the study Equal Power – Lasting Peace, on five conflicts/post-conflicts, this summary addresses Iraq.

  • Training of trainers’ manual on gender and security for the media and civil society in Nepal (2011)

    Saferworld. Manual designed for the training of trainers programme for media and civil society on gender and security in Nepal, but can also be used in other contexts.

  • Ending Discrimination & Reinforcing Women’s Peace & Security in the MENA Region (2012)

    WILPF. Highlights the outcome of consultations with women human rights defenders from the Middle East, concerning a regional take on resolution 1325.

  • 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.

  • Women, Peace and Security in the MENA: Emerging Themes and Shared Action Points (2012)

    Outcome report from national consultations carried out in 8 MENA countries to identify obstacles to, and opportunities for the advancement of, women’s rights.

  • Women’s Security Index Israel (2012)

    Study of the experiences of women living in Israel, concerning threats against their security. Based on interviews with over 700 women, Palestinian and Jewish.

  • The Strategic use of Gender Quotas in the Arab World (2010)

    IFES. This paper explores the mix of incentives seen in the variation in gender quota adoption within legislatures across the Middle East and North Africa.

  • Increasing Women’s Political Participation in Liberia (2011)

    IFES. This paper explores existing strategies, based on international best practices, to improve women’s political participation in Liberia.