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During the UN Security Council’s Open Debate Week, Signatories for the Compact on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action (WPS-HA) unveiled a new monitoring framework which will drive forward accountability on the rights of women and girls in conflict and crisis. Accountability is needed more than ever, participants heard, as women have poured...
During the UN Security Council’s Open Debate Week, Signatories for the Compact on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action (WPS-HA) unveiled a new monitoring framework which will drive forward accountability on the rights of women and girls in conflict and crisis. Accountability is needed more than ever, participants heard, as women have poured...
WPS-HA Compact Board Member – the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) and Catalytic Members – Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN), Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), along with  Kvinna till Kvinna and MADRE supported by UN Women and Member States partnered...
More than two decades on from the adoption of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda — which affirmed the crucial role of women in conflict prevention and peacebuilding initiatives — women’s inclusion in recovery and relief efforts remains under-resourced and under-valued.  Reversing this trend is a priority, and though advancing causes around gender...
In the wake of crisis, economic response and recovery plans often forget the needs of women and girls, hindering sustained peace and development. In Bangladesh, UN Women, which supports the Compact on Women Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action (WPS-HA,) is working with local partners to put recovery back on track by increasing economic...
As conflicts rage across the globe including in Ukraine, Afghanistan and Tigray, participants at an event hosted by the Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action (WPS-HA) Compact, highlighted the urgent need to strengthen peacebuilding and humanitarian work through increased engagement with young leaders.  Not only do young people have bold ideas and solutions...
In 2020, Tropical Cyclone (TC) Yasa wreaked havoc across the South Pacific. As torrential rain, howling winds, and thirty five-foot waves lashed the island nations of Vanuatu, Fiji, and Tongo, thousands of homes and livelihoods were lost. By the time the storm had passed, at least four people were dead, with a financial toll...
WPS-HA Compact Board Member – the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) and Catalytic Members – Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict...
More than two decades on from the adoption of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda — which affirmed the crucial role of women...
In the wake of crisis, economic response and recovery plans often forget the needs of women and girls, hindering sustained peace and development. In...
As conflicts rage across the globe including in Ukraine, Afghanistan and Tigray, participants at an event hosted by the Women, Peace and Security and...