EU Statement – United Nations Security Council: Women, Peace and Security:
Displaced Women and Girls
Syrian Women Know How to Defeat ISIS
Women have been deeply involved in distributing and monitoring humanitarian aid in communities across Syria. To the Islamic State, Syrian women are slaves. To much of the rest of the world, they are victims.
Servicio militar obligatorio para las mujeres en Noruega
Las mujeres noruegas tendrán que realizar a partir del verano de 2016 el servicio militar obligatorio, según una modificación legislativa aprobada hoy por el Parlamento de Noruega.
New NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security takes office
Ambassador Marriët Schuurman, a Dutch career diplomat, takes up today (Friday, 24 October) her functions as NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security
Central African Republic: UN official urges strong action to protect women, girls
With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of “terrifying” violations ¬perpetrated by armed groups – from rape to sexual slavery and forced marriage ¬– the head of UN Women today urged the Security Council to take strong action to help restore the rule of law in the country and bolster women’s participation, leadership and protection.
Inclusive Security to US Congress: Women’s Inclusion Key to Combatting Violence Against Women
Inclusive Security’s Director Jacqueline O’Neill advised the US Senate yesterday to pursue two goals to reduce global violence against women: bring more women to the peace table to end conflicts, and recruit and promote more women as police and security officers.
Mindanawon leads global campaign on Women, Peace and Security
The lead convener in the Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security dubbed “#Women Seriously” and launched in London on June 12 is a Mindanawon: Irene Santiago of the Mindanao Commission on Women (MCW), who conceived the idea for the campaign.
Mindefensa plantea servicio militar obligatorio para hombres y mujeres
El jefe de la cartera dijo que en Colombia podría establecerse el servicio militar y social universal para todos los colombianos incluyendo en esa determinación a los hombres y a las mujeres.
The U.S. Role in Recruiting and Retaining Female Peacekeepers
During the frenzy of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, thirty-one countries met on September 26 for a summit on “Strengthening International Peace Operations,” during which the importance of expanding the participation of women in peacekeeping operations was the theme.
AFRICA: Forum Calls For More Women Participation In Peace Building
Governments and institutions must involve women in conflict prevention and post-conflict reconstruction, participants at a Gender Pre-forum that opened in Kigali yesterday have said.
The African Union, which is at the forefront of organising the Gender Pre forum, seeks a holistic understanding of vulnerabilities and challenges women face in conflict situations along with their role in building democratic governance and peace on the continent.
Mujeres: Del acoso a la violencia de las maras en Honduras
Las hermanas Ruth Noemy López (15 años) y Mayra Leticia Ramírez (20 años), las últimas dos mujeres raptadas en la colonia Suyapa, de Chamelecón, y asesinadas el domingo en la Losusa.
Poll: 2/3 of Israelis want women involved in peace talks
Two-thirds of the Israeli public thinks women should be included in the peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, a recent survey shows.