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PeaceWomen/WILPF is pleased to announce that we have started a UNSCR 1325 National Action Plan (NAP) Initiative. This initiative will join PeaceWomen's website as another tool for information sharing, awareness raising, and advocacy.
National Action Plan Initiative
PeaceWomen is continuing our National Action Plan Initiative in 2013. Through this initiative, we are providing analysis of country NAP's and Regional Action Plans (RAP).
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In April 2015, WILPF will commemorate a century of women’s peace activism with a “Women’s Power to Stop War” peace conference in the Hague.
Fantsuam Foundation's Bayanloco Community Learning Center initiative is the focus of their GEM evaluation. The project aims to use ICT as an additional tool for poverty alleviation in rural communities in Nigeria, by promoting access to ICT facilities and relevant skills for rural women.
Join the movement! In April 2015, WILPF will commemorate a century of women’s peace activism with a “Women’s Power to Stop War” peace conference in the Hague.
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
WOMEN in the Soloman Islands yesterday launched what is called the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 – Women Peace and Security Policy Initiative.
This resolution, amongst others, calls for peace and security for women in all areas of life.
Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs Seth Gukuna launched the document. Various women leaders spoke at the event.
Since the announcement of peace talks in Colombia between the Colombian Government and the FARC-EP in 2012, slow developments have been taking place in relation to the participation of women and inclusion of a gender perspective.
The Open Society Roma Initiatives invite proposals for the Romani Women's Empowerment Grants initiative, under the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005–2015. This initiative aims to promote gender equality by empowering Romani women to take part in the decision-making processes affecting their lives and by ensuring that the concerns of Romani women are addressed appropriately in political, policy, and community domains.
1. INITIATIVES TO ADDRESS WOMEN'S ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN POST-CONFLICT RECONSTRUCTION IN IRAQ
Since the last newsletter, a number of items have been added to the list including:This edition of the 1325 PeaceWomen E-News Features: