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.

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PRESS RELEASE 14th October 2015: New UK pledges on women in conflicts get cautious welcome from Campaigners who call for better results

UN event calls for doubling of women in peacekeeping operations over next five years Charities and women’s rights campaigners have given a cautious welcome to a raft of pledges by the United Nations, the United Kingdom and other governments to… read more ›

Reviewing Fifteen Years of Action on Women, Peace and Security: Time for New Commitments to Accelerate Progress

Caroline Green, Interim Director of GAPS Tomorrow, the UN will mark the 15th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, as part of a special High-Level Review. Civil society across the world are calling on Member States to demonstrate greater… read more ›

Meeting of APPG-WPS with the Free Yezidi Foundation

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS), for which GAPS provides the secretariat, recently hosted the Free Yezidi Foundation at a meeting attended by Parliamentarians, NGOs and academics. Read a report of the meeting here.