Although gender mainstreaming programmes exist in the German Government, women in Germany still do not enjoy equal pay and career opportunities with men. They also remain a minority in decision-making positions. As a member of NATO, Germany is currently involved in its military operations. Germany ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1985 and is ranked 12 out of 144 listed countries in the 2017 Global Gender Gap Index (GGI). Germany ratified the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on 2 April 2014. In 2017, $ 44,4 bln was spent by Germany on its military. In October 2015, Germany also expressed its commitment to continue pushing for the political empowerment of women and providing adequate capacity-building and incentives. In 2017, Germany adopted its second-generation National Action Plan for the period 2017-2020. WILPF Germany, otherwise known as Internationale Frauenliga für Frieden und Freiheit (IFFF), remains active today, questioning decisions concerning the arms race and women’s political power worldwide, as well as the implementation of UN Resolution 1325.