Experts’ Meeting: Sexual Violence in Conflict and the UK’s Women, Peace and Security Agenda – Chairs’ Summary

One year after the conclusions of the UN’s High Level Review on Women, Peace and Security, we, along with the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security and Women for Women International (UK) held a series of roundtables on Sexual Violence… read more ›

Assessing UK Government Action on Women, Peace and Security in 2016

In this new report GAPS welcomes the 2016 annual report to Parliament by the UK Government, analyses the UK’s Women, Peace and Security work over the past year and makes recommendations for the upcoming new UK National Action Plan (NAP).

Three years too many: the impact of conflict for women and girls in South Sudan

As the civil war in South Sudan enters into its fourth year, the levels of displacement, insecurity and violence are reaching unprecedented levels. The majority of the displaced are women and girls, who continue to bear the brunt of thed… read more ›

Putting Women at the Heart of Bringing Peace to South Sudan

Shaheen Chughtai reports back from a recent conversation at the UN Once in a while, the shroud of coded, diplomatic language that envelops discussions at the United Nations Security Council is ripped away by reality. On 25th October, it was… read more ›

GAPS has a New Home

GAPS is delighted to join our new host and long term member Women for Women International UK and their fantastic team.  Together we hope to build on our strong foundation to make strides on the Women, Peace and Security agenda. Please… read more ›

Next Steps for the New, Forward Looking NAP 2018+

GAPS has developed feedback on the UK’s midline evaluation of its National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (NAP).  This will feed into the UK’s development of it’s upcoming NAP: NAP 2018+. For the full document please click here.

GAPS Position Paper: Supporting Syria and the Region Conference 2016

As the UK prepares to co-host the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference 2016, GAPS is calling on the Government to ensure that the rights and needs of women and girls are prioritised in line Women, Peace and Security commitments… read more ›

New GAPS report: Assessing UK Government Action on Women, Peace and Security in 2015

New GAPS report: Assessing UK Government Action on Women, Peace and Security in 2015 Following the publication in December of the UK government’s annual Report to Parliament on its progress against the UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and… read more ›

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 ›

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