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E.g., 10/31/2014
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In October 2012 GNWP and its members in Liberia produced a radio and television campaign to promote women’s participation in decision-making; protection of women and girls’ rights; prevention of conflict; prevention of and protection from sexual violence; and to ensure state accountability in regards to the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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In October 2012 GNWP and its members in Liberia produced a radio and television campaign to promote women’s participation in decision-making; protection of women and girls’ rights; prevention of conflict; prevention of and protection from sexual violence; and to ensure state accountability in regards to the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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In October 2012 GNWP and its members in Liberia produced a radio and television campaign to promote women’s participation in decision-making; protection of women and girls’ rights; prevention of conflict; prevention of and protection from sexual violence; and to ensure state accountability in regards to the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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GNWP, in partnership with its Nepali member Saathi produced a radio spot to promote women’s participation in decision-making; protection of women and girls’ rights; prevention of conflict; prevention of and protection from sexual violence; and to ensure accountability in regards to the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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In October 2012 GNWP and its members in Liberia produced a radio and television campaign to promote women’s participation in decision-making; protection of women and girls’ rights; prevention of conflict; prevention of and protection from sexual violence; and to ensure state accountability in regards to the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820.
Monday, August 25, 2014
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In October 2012 GNWP and its members in Liberia produced a radio and television campaign to promote women’s participation in decision-making; protection of women and girls’ rights; prevention of conflict; prevention of and protection from sexual violence; and to ensure state accountability in regards to the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820.
Monday, August 25, 2014
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In October 2012 GNWP and its members in Liberia produced a radio and television campaign to promote women’s participation in decision-making; protection of women and girls’ rights; prevention of conflict; prevention of and protection from sexual violence; and to ensure state accountability in regards to the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820.
Monday, August 25, 2014
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In October 2012 GNWP and its members in Liberia produced a radio and television campaign to promote women’s participation in decision-making; protection of women and girls’ rights; prevention of conflict; prevention of and protection from sexual violence; and to ensure state accountability in regards to the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820.
Monday, August 25, 2014
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This radio public service announcement calls attention to rape and UNSCR 1820, which recognizes sexual violence as a weapon of war and requires governments to provide effective and long-term assistance to victims of rape during and post-conflict.  The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders in partnership with its members Community  Empowerment for Progress  Organization  (CEPO), EVE Organization for Women Development and Voice for Change, produced three radio spots to popularize UNSCR 1325 and 1820 in South Sudan. The radio productions provide general information on UNSCR...
Monday, June 30, 2014
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This radio spot gives not only general information on UNSCR 1325 but also brings forth accountability in a family setting. The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders in partnership with its members Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO), EVE Organization for Women Development and Voice for Change, produced three radio spots to popularize UNSCR 1325 and 1820 in South Sudan. The radio productions provide general information on UNSCR 1325 and 1820 and their key provisions such as women’s participation in decision-making, protection of women and girls’ rights,...
Monday, June 30, 2014
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This first radio spot emphasizes women’s participation in decision-making and peacebuilding at all levels as well as holding the South Sudan government accountable for implementation. The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders in partnership with its members Community  Empowerment for Progress  Organization  (CEPO), EVE Organization for Women Development and Voice for Change, produced three radio spots to popularize UNSCR 1325 and 1820 in South Sudan. The radio productions provide general information on UNSCR 1325 and 1820 and their key provisions such as women’s...
Monday, June 30, 2014
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Monday, June 2, 2014
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The Localization of UNSCR 1325 and 1820 program engages key local actors in the implementation of UNSCR 1325, 1820 and the supporting resolutions in local communities. The program brings together local authorities, such as provincial governors, mayors, vice mayors, district councilors, community leaders, paramount chiefs, tribal leaders and traditional leaders, religious leaders, local police forces, women leaders, teachers, and other key local actors to analyze UNSCR 1325 and 1820 National Action Plans (NAPs). Collectively, these local actors identify provisions of...
Friday, May 23, 2014
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Thursday, May 22, 2014
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South Sudan Women's position on the Current Humanitarian Crisis and Political Turmoil in the Country - South Sudan Humanitarian Conference19 - 20 May 2014; Oslo - Norway WE ARE TIRED OF WAR - GIVE PEACE A CHANCESince December 15th 2013, the most vulnerable citizens of the Republic of South Sudan have continued to suffer savior impact of the current crisis. Statistics indicate that more than one million South Sudanese citizens have been forced out of the comfort of their homes, over 900,000 are internally displaced and almost 300,000 have fled to neighboring countries: Uganda, Ethiopia,...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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Our Support: To Guarantee a Fair and Transparent Second Round Election through Women’s Active Participation 20 May 2014 Afghan Women's Network acknowledges the active participation (36%) of women in the Presidential and Provincial Council elections on 5th April 2014. A remarkable number of women’s participation in the first round of elections showed women’s commitment and interest be a part of a fair and democrat process. Afghan Women’s Network extends its gratitude to “Independent Election Commission, Election Commission for Complaints, Afghan...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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Press Statement from South Sudanese Women Civil Society Organizations Consultation Meeting Organized by EVE Organization for Women Development and Voice for Change (VFC)  Who will wipe our Tears?  For Immediate ReleaseApril 26th 2014, South Sudanese Women Civil Society Organizations convened at Juba Grant Hotel to discuss a way forward in the quest for finding a lasting solution to the current on-going violent conflict in South Sudan. The women with deep regret and sadness wish to convey a message of condolence to the families of those who lost their lives in Bentiu, Malakal,...
Saturday, April 26, 2014
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Message of Congratulations and Solidarity Armed conflicts have numerous negative consequences: deaths, injuries, destruction, displacement increase in sexual and gender-based violence crimes, and loss of livelihoods among others. However, one of the results of war that is least examined is food insecurity which intersects with many of its other impacts. As much as it is a result of armed conflict, food insecurity is also is also one of its causes; or it aggravates already existing conflicts. Widespread hunger and malnutrition, which are the offshoots of food insecurity result into disease...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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Thursday, February 6, 2014
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STATEMENT FROM SOUTH SUDANESE WOMEN TO THE AFRICAN UNION (AU) AND INTER GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITY ON DEVELOPMENT (IGAD)24 JANUARY 2014, ADDIS ABABA We, the women of South Sudan are shocked and disappointed by the recent outbreak of armed conflict in South Sudan, and are also concerned by the wide spread violence that has led to a continuous loss of numerous lives and displacement of women, men, youth and children. South Sudan women met at the SPLM secretariat in Juba on the 20th December 2013 to deliberate on how they can quickly intervene and seek all possible ways to end the crisis....
Friday, January 24, 2014
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The 2013 report features outcomes of civil society monitoring of UNSCR 1325 implementation in Armenia, Canada, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nepal, Fiji, Netherlands, Philippines, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Serbia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sweden, and Uganda. In 2014, Member States are expected to populate country-focused indicators developed under UNSCR 1889. This will be the first time that Member States use indicators to monitor the implementation of UNSCR 1325—if they actually decide to do so. The last four years have enabled us to develop a set of indicators that are both...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
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Since the groundbreaking UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, there are now six supporting resolutions on women and peace and security — UNSCRs 1820, 1888, 1889, 1960, 2106 and 2122 — which have reinforced the normative standards for ensuring women’s participation in decision-making, conflict prevention and conflict resolution and recovery. This publication focuses particularly on GNWP’s Localization of UNSCR 1325 and 1820 program, which translates the rhetoric of the women and peace and security resolutions into actions that make a difference in the lives of...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
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DECLARE A HUMANITARIAN CEASEFIRE IN ZAMBOANGA CITY, NOW! A Petition Campaign in Support for Dialogue, Humanitarian Action and Ceasefire WE, THE UNDERSIGNED PEACE ADVOCATES, CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS AND CONCERNED CITIZENS, SERIOUSLY APPEAL IN CALLING FOR DIALOGUE and THE IMMEDIATE DECLARATION OF HUMANITARIAN CEASEFIRE in the conflict-affected barangays in Zamboanga City to address the standoff since September 9, 2013. Specifically, we urge H.E. Benigno Simeon Aquino III, MNLF Chair Nur Misuari, Mayor Isabelle Climaco, Sec Teresita Deles, and the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) to heed...
Monday, September 9, 2013
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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, August 14, 2013 — On July 25, the United Nations Security Council urged "full and prompt" implementation of previous agreements in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Great Lakes region. At the meeting, Mary Robinson, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region, discussed the importance of incorporating women into peacebuilding efforts.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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SIERRA LEONE, July 30, 2013— Zainab Hawa Bangura, the minister of health and sanitation in Sierra Leone, a country that not long ago rose from a brutal civil war, will take over in September as the United Nations special representative on sexual violence in conflict. Bangura, 52, who replaces Margot Wallstrom, 57, of Sweden, has also been the country’s minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation and a chief adviser and spokeswoman for the president on international issues. 
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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June 25, 2013 Ms. Lakshmi PuriActing Head of UN WomenE-mail: Lakshmi.puri@unwomen.org Cc: Ms. Lopa BanerjeeChief, Civil Society SectionUN Women E-mail: lopa.banerjee@unwomen.org Statement to all stakeholders of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) We, the undersigned organizations, welcome the adoption of the Agreed Conclusions of the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) held in New York from March 4 to15, 2013. We commend the members of the UN Commission on the Status of Women and all government delegations for achieving consensus on various issues that...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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UNITED NATIONS, March 17, 2013 — In her opening speech for the world’s largest conference on ending violence against women and girls, Michelle Bachelet summoned the spirit of 15-year old Malala Yousafzai, who’s skull was shattered on Oct. 9, 2012 by a Taliban bullet.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
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A Statement on Military Violence against Women addressed to the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, March 4-15, 2013 (This statement is an abstract for a longer paper being prepared for publication. The assertionsthat comprise the arguments of this statement derive from literature on gender and peace.) Violence against women (VAW) under the present system of militarized state security is not an aberration that can be stemmed by specific denunciations and prohibitions. VAW is and always has been integral to war and all armed conflict. It...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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UNITED NATIONS, March 11, 2013 — When the largest single gathering of women met at the United Nations in February last year, the adoption of a future plan of action was undermined by rigidly conservative governments opposed to women’s reproductive rights – largely misinterpreted as a right to abortion.
Monday, March 11, 2013
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UNITED NATIONS, March 7, 2013 — Thousands of women worldwide flock to the Commission on the Status of Women’s conference at the United Nations every March, and this year is no exception, for good reason: the theme is eliminating and preventing all violence against women and girls. Violence is a phenomenon that all females can relate to day after day, however subtle or hidden its shape and form.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
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UNITED NATIONS, November 28, 2012 — A dozen years have passed since the United Nations Security Council made history by adopting a resolution that addressed women’s rights during conflicts and required their participation in preventing wars and in peace talks.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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UNITED NATIONS, November 27, 2012 — Against the backdrop of an upcoming U.N. Security Council (UNSC) meeting on women, peace and security, a coalition of some 63 international women’s groups and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has decried the absence of women during peace negotiations in post-conflict situations.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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November 19, 2012 Mr. Jan EliassonUN Deputy Secretary-General Cc: Ms. Anne Marie GoetzChief Advisor on Women, Peace and SecurityUN Women Re: Women from around the world call for women’s participation in the peace processes on Mali and Colombia Dear Mr. Eliasson, We, the participants at the various side events that the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) - International Civil society Action Network (ICAN) organized in New York during the 12th anniversary of UNSCR 1325, and women from around the world express our deep concern over the absence of women in the ongoing peace talks...
Monday, November 19, 2012
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November 16, 2012 Ms. Michelle BacheletUN Undersecretary-GeneralExecutive Director of UN Women Cc: Ms. Anne Marie GoetzChief Advisor on Women, Peace and SecurityUN Women Re: Women from around the world call for women’s participation in the peace processes on Colombia and Mali Dear Ms. Bachelet, We, the participants at the various side events that the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) - International Civil society Action Network (ICAN) organized in New York during the 12th anniversary of UNSCR 1325, and women from around the world express our deep concern over the absence of...
Friday, November 16, 2012
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The Policy Brief publication is based on the in-country reports in the Women Count 2012 publication and serves as a concise and practical resource that presents concrete recommendations to policy makers. The briefs highlight the specific achievements and challenges in the implementation of UNSCR 1325 at the national level. In 2012  Afghanistan, Burundi, Colombia, The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Fiji, Liberia, Nepal, Netherlands, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Spain, Sri Lanka, South Sudan, Sweden and Uganda took part in the monitoring project. A global snapshot of the...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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This report features outcomes of civil society monitoring of UNSCR 1325 implementation in Afghanistan, Colombia, DRC, Fiji, Liberia, Nepal, Netherlands, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, and Uganda. It includes recommendations for implementation at national level; a global snapshot of the progress and gaps in implementation; and a summary of trends. The monitoring report provides women peace activists with an evidence-based instrument to advocate for better implementation of UNSCR 1325 and 1820.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
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In October 2012, GNWP and its members conducted community focused capacity building workshops in Bong and Grand Bassa counties of Liberia. Bong and Grand Bassa were chosen due to the high rates of sexual violence in these counties. The objectives of the workshops were 1) to raise awareness on UNSCR 1325 and 1820, and the National Action Plan of Liberia ; and 2) to solicit feedback from actors at local level on radio and television programs that had been produced in order to improve the messages of the programs. The workshops included an overview of UNSCR 1325 and 1820; and overview of the...
Friday, October 19, 2012
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In October 2012 GNWP and its members in Liberia produced a radio and television campaign to promote women’s participation in decision-making; protection of women and girls’ rights; prevention of conflict; prevention of and protection from sexual violence; and to ensure state accountability in regards to the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
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Statement of Solidarity What the Women Say: Protection and Participation of Syrian Women We the women of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and South Asia, with our colleagues from North America and Europe, together in Istanbul, from September 12 through 16, 2012, for the first regional “What the Women Say” Forum on Women’s Rights, Peace and Security organized by the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN), express our solidarity with our Syrian sisters. In line with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, SCR 1820 and SCR 1612, we...
Thursday, September 27, 2012
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In June and July 2012, GNWP and its members in Sierra Leone conducted four workshops on localization of UNSCR 1325, 1820 and the Sierra Leone National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 (SiLNAP). The participants drafted action plans on integrating UNSCR 1325 and 1820 and the (SiLNAP) in local council development planning processes, and made recommendations for concrete by-laws. Additionally, GNWP and its partners in Sierra Leone, including the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and the Decentralisation Secretariat, decided to draft guidelines for further integrating SiLNAP into...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
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GNWP, in partnership with its Colombian member Corporación de Investigación y Acción Social y Económica (CIASE) produced three radio spots that focused on the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Prior to recording and editing, the scripts were reviewed by the Grupo 1325 and the Red Nacional de Mujeres, two major women’s networks in Colombia that advocate for the full and effective implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Colombia to ensure that the productions built on the work that women’s organizations were already doing in relation to the Women and...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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GNWP, in partnership with its Colombian member Corporación de Investigación y Acción Social y Económica (CIASE) produced three radio spots that focused on the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Prior to recording and editing, the scripts were reviewed by the Grupo 1325 and the Red Nacional de Mujeres, two major women’s networks in Colombia that advocate for the full and effective implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Colombia to ensure that the productions built on the work that women’s organizations were already doing in relation to the Women and...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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GNWP, in partnership with its Colombian member Corporación de Investigación y Acción Social y Económica (CIASE) produced three radio spots that focused on the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Prior to recording and editing, the scripts were reviewed by the Grupo 1325 and the Red Nacional de Mujeres, two major women’s networks in Colombia that advocate for the full and effective implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Colombia to ensure that the productions built on the work that women’s organizations were already doing in relation to the Women and...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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January 10, 2012 – New York Women from Around the World Condemn the Election- related Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo The International Civil society Action Network and the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders condemn the election-related violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UK newspaper, The Guardian reported that at least 20 people have already been killed in election-related violence. Various groups have documented election irregularities from different provinces in the DRC including insufficient ballots, lack of security, destructions...
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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November 4, 2011 — For advocates of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, the 10th anniversary of the resolution in October 2010 2011was no longer an occasion to sing praises to the resolution. We all know that UNSCR 1325 is important. We all know that it is groundbreaking and game-changing. We have heard all of that from the UN, from member states and even from our fellow civil society actors year in and year out in the last 10 years.
Friday, November 4, 2011
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ROME, November 1, 2011 — The UN Security Council Resolution on women and peace and security has now been in place for 11 years, but international women’s organisations say governments are still "dragging their feet" in implementing it. 
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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The 2011 monitoring report features outcomes of civil society monitoring of UNSCR 1325 implementation in Afghanistan, Burundi, Canada, Colombia, DRC, Liberia, Nepal, Netherlands, Philippines, Spain, Sweden, and Uganda.
Monday, October 31, 2011
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UNITED NATIONS, October 28, 2011 — Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser (centre), President of the sixty-sixth session of the General Assembly, meets with members of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders.
Friday, October 28, 2011
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NEW YORK, October 25, 2011 — In October 2000, the UN Security Council passed its landmark Resolution 1325 as the first international agreement to specifically recognize the impact of armed conflict on women and their role as builders of peace. While many achievements have been made across the globe as a result of the Resolution, the persistent lack of an accountability mechanism at the global, national and local level has hindered progress. 
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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GNWP’s capacity building and formulation of local legislation and 1325 project is a decentralized and localized  approach to SCR 1325 and 1820 implementation. It broadens the discussions on SCR 1325 and 1820 to include critical local actors such as provincial governors, mayors, local councilors, grassroots women’s organizations, local police and military officers, provincial judges and prosecutors, religious leaders, tribal leaders and community elders. The project elevates awareness-raising into concrete actions for implementation and  develops local legislation and...
Thursday, June 30, 2011
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Commissioned by Cordaid and GNWP, the report examines the resources needed to implement UNSCR 1325 at the national level, as well as the gains, gaps, and glitches on financing the women and peace and security agenda. It analyzes strategies for financing UNSCR 1325 implementation, including the role of the private sector. The report features case studies in Colombia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, the Philippines, and the Netherlands. 
Thursday, May 19, 2011
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Statement on the attack against the walk-to-work campaign in Uganda The International Civil society Action Network – Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (ICAN-GNWP) strongly condemn the crack down on the peaceful walk-to-work campaign in Uganda that was initiated against high food and fuel prices last month. We denounce the government’s use of excessive force on those taking part in the protests and condemn its violent response to its citizens’ rights to freedom of expression. The unrest in Uganda comes at a time when democratic revolutions are sweeping through North...
Thursday, May 12, 2011
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Statement on Women and Human Rights Organizations in Colombia The International Civil society Action Network – Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (ICAN-GNWP) expresses deep concern about the safety of our sisters and human rights defenders in Colombia. We denounce any threat against Colombian human rights-, Afro-Colombian-, indigenous-, internally displaced and labor rights organizations as well as individual human rights defenders. We particularly condemn the recent threats against the Corporation for Research and Social and Economic Action (CIASE) by the Capital Armed Block, the...
Monday, March 28, 2011
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UNITED NATIONS, March 21, 2011 — Eleven years ago, 192 countries – all the United Nations member states – agreed to step up the integration of women in international peacebuilding and security processes, a promise that has remained largely unmet.
Monday, March 21, 2011
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Solidarity statement to the Women of Côte d’Ivoire The Civil society Action Network – Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (ICAN-GNWP) expresses strong solidarity with the women of Côte d’Ivoire as they mourn their sisters shot down by security forces in Abidjan on March 3, 2011. The women were protesting against the incumbent President, Laurent Gbagbo, in the Abidjan suburb of Abobo, which voted in favor of Alassane Ouattara, the internationally acknowledged winner of the elections last December. We strongly condemn these attacks on civilians and denounce the use of force...
Thursday, March 10, 2011
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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, March 7, 2011 — Aimee Matungulu works with the Women Peacemakers Programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is a member of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders. 
Monday, March 7, 2011
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NEPAL, March 7, 2011 — Bandana Rana is president of Saathi, a Nepali NGO that focuses on challenges facing women in the country. She is also a member of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders. 
Monday, March 7, 2011
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THE PHILIPPINES, March 7, 2011 — Jasmin Galace works for the Centre for Peace Education at Miriam College in Quezon City, in the Philippines. She is also a member of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders. 
Monday, March 7, 2011
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BURUNDI, March 7, 2011 — Jeanne Bitsure works with the women peacemaker programme for Women and Allies Peacebuilders Network in Burundi. She is also a member of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders. 
Monday, March 7, 2011
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In December 2010, GNWP together with members Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) and Fontaine ISOKO for Good Governance and Integrated Development organized capacity building and local legislation workshops in Bujumbura and and Ngozi province. The local legislation workshops served as awareness–raising workshops on the two resolutions and Burundi’s draft national action plan. Furthermore, they served as capacity building workshops on formulating communal development plans, the blue print for implementing development programs at the district level. Video interviews with participants...
Friday, December 31, 2010
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NEW YORK, December 2, 2010 — Ten years after the adoption of the groundbreaking UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, the needed funding for its full implementation is still uncertain. Government officials, UN representatives, civil society organizations and private sector representatives discussed the current trends and challenges in investing in women, peace and security issues in a meeting held at the UN headquarters in New York, on October 27th.  
Thursday, December 2, 2010
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The absence of regular monitoring and reporting by Member States continues to be one of the key challenges in the implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. On the part of civil society, the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders along with our members and partners realized the value of monitoring much earlier on, carrying out yearly monitoring exercise since 2010. The first Women Count report published in 2010 features outcomes of civil society monitoring of UNSCR 1325 implementation in Afghanistan, Burundi, Canada, DRC, Fiji, Nepal,...
Sunday, October 31, 2010
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Declaration from the women of DRC on the rape attacks in North Kivu DECLARATION DES FEMMES CONGOLAISES REUNIES AU SEIN DU CADRE PERMANENT DE CONCERTATION DE LA FEMME CONGOLAISE SUR  LES VIOLS COLLECTIFS PERPETRES DANS LA  PROVINCE DU NORD  KIVU Nous femmes congolaises réunies au sein du Cadre Permanent de Concertation de la Femme Congolaise en sigle CAFCO avons suivi avec indignation pour la énième fois les viols massifs perpétrés sur plus de deux cents femmes dans le village de Luvungi en territoire de Walikale; Rappelant les  atrocités récurrentes commises sur les...
Friday, September 3, 2010
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In partnership with members Cadre Permanent de Concertation de la Femme Congolese (CAFCO) and Réseau Femme et Développement (Women and Development Network), GNWP facilitated an indicators workshop in Kinshasa August 23-34, 2010. The workshop launched the project in-country monitoring of UNSCR 1325 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The goal of the monitoring project, which was launched in February 2010 with the GNWP indicators development/selection workshop in New York, is to identify and develop instruments for NGO monitoring and accurately assessing 1325 implementation. Although...
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
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Solidarity Statement to the women of Uganda on the recent bombings in Kampala The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders and the International Civil society Action Network express strong solidarity with the women of Uganda as they mourn the victims and attend to the injured in the bombings in Kampala on July 11, 2010. We condemn the violent attacks on crowds watching the World Cup finals at a rugby club, an Ethiopian restaurant and a bar in Kampala. We deplore the senseless crime that took the lives of at least 74 innocent civilians and seriously injured others. We...
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
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In partnership with its member Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) Burundi, GNWP facilitated a public meeting in Bujumbura and a local legislation workshop in Gitega; Burundi June 14-19. The goal of this project, which we hope to replicate in other provinces of Burundi, as well as in other GNWP member countries, is to enhance the capacity of women in conflict-affected communities to use legal mechanisms available at the international, regional and national levels in order to protect their rights, ensure participation in decision-making and guarantee redress.   Video interview with Catherine...
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
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March 24, 2010 Greetings of peace and heartfelt congratulations from the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders! The Philippines now joins 17 other countries who have exhibited commitment to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325 by developing and implementing national action plans. It is only the fifth Global South country –and the first in Asia –that has put in place a systematic translation of UNSCR 1325 and its supporting resolution 1820 into executable, measurable and accountable actions. I was fortunate to have been a part of the Philippine national action plan (NAP)...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
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