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General Women, Peace and Security

In this section, PeaceWomen classifies information by Theme- General Women, Peace and Security- and by Subthemes: General; Security Council Resolution 1325; Security Council Resolution 1820; Security Council Resolution 1888; Security Council Resolution 1889; National Implementation (including NAPs); and UN Implementation

It should be noted that the themes and sub-themes are interlinked and mutually reinforcing. Please remember that PeaceWomen posts information that is focused on women, peace and security.


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  • April 14, 2014 (Women News Network)
    International: Why it is so important for women to be included in peace processes. On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed. The Filipino government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), putting an end to four decades of civil war and almost two decades of peace negotiations.
  • April 10, 2014 (
    Nigeria: Women Affairs Minister Commits to Peace and Security The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Administration to the entrenchment of appropriate mechanisms towards ensuring peace, security and the protection of lives and property in the country.
  • April 4, 2014 (The Daily Beast)
    INTERNATIONAL: Women Peacemakers Are Charting a New Process Taking their long-denied place at the table, women are proving deft negotiators at creating peace. Former U.S. Ambassador Swanee Hunt reports.
  • March 28, 2014 (Nobel Women's Initiative)
    UKRAINE: Women in Action Amidst Ukraine Conflict Since late November, Ukrainians have assembled in the capital city to protest current government regime. Despite the traditionally patriarchal society, women have been a powerful presence and political voice for change.
  • March 24, 2014 (Inter Press Service (IPS))
    INTERNATIONAL: Women Seek Stand-Alone Goal for Gender in Post-2015 Agenda The 45-member U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) concluded its annual 10-day session Saturday with several key pronouncements, including on reproductive health, women's rights, sexual violence, female genital mutilation (FGM) and the role of women in implementing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The heaviest round of applause came when the Commission specifically called for a

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