GAPS is a network of development, human rights, humanitarian and peacebuilding NGOs.

We promote, facilitate and monitor the meaningful inclusion of gender in all aspects of UK policy and practice on peace and security.

Latest News

2015 Report – Turning Promises Into Progress

The Beijing Conference on Women marked an important moment in the struggle for gender equality and the rights of women and girls but, twenty years on, what’s changed? For a start, gender is now firmly on the agenda at least… read more ›

Solidarity with the Afghan Women’s Network

We stand in solidarity with the Afghan Women’s Network who are protesting today for better representation of women in the cabinet of the newly formed government of Afghanistan. Read more about why they are protesting in their press release here.

Campaigning for peace with women’s participation in South Sudan

In South Sudan, women, their partners and communities are raising their voices to challenge gender-based violence and end the conflict. With the formal peace process largely closed to women and civil society activists, other ways are being found to make… read more ›