GAPS Newsletter: January 2019

Research & Resources GAPS 2018 Shadow Report On Monday 21 January, GAPS published its shadow report “Assessing UK Government Action on Women, Peace and Security in 2018”. In this report, GAPS assesses the 2018 Annual Report to Parliament by the UK Government and Read More

Assessing UK Government Action on Women, Peace and Security in 2018

In this shadow report, GAPS assesses the 2018 Annual Report to Parliament by the UK Government and focuses on how the UK Government has used, and could have used, the first year of implementation for this National Action Plan (NAP) to Read More

GAPS Newsletter: December 2018

Updates Hannah Bond, GAPS Director is an Interruptor on Women, Peace and Security! Last month, GAPS Director Hannah Bond was included on Foreign Policy Interrupted’s list of “Interruptors on Women, Peace and Security“! Foreign Policy Interrupted puts these lists together Read More

GAPS Newsletter: October 2018

Updates 18th anniversary of UNSCR 1325 Today we celebrate 18 years since the adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325! At this year’s Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, the UN Security Council heard from a Palestinian woman for Read More

GAPS Newsletter: September 2018

Events Exploring the intersections of violence against women and girls and statebuilding and peacebuilding: lessons from Nepal, Sierra Leone and South Sudan 10:30-12:00, Friday 28 September 2018 The Goldsmith’s Centre, London This event launches a study on gaps in evidence and Read More

GAPS Newsletter: July 2018

Events FiLiA Feminist Conference 2018 20-21 October 2018 Salford, Greater Manchester The FiLiA 2018 conference brings together sisters taking down patriarchy, fighting injustices across the world, fighting violence towards women, pay disparity, discrimination against refugees, racism, classism. What’s feminism got Read More

UK National Action Plan: GAPS Six Month Check-In

In January 2018 GAPS welcomed the UK Government’s latest, fourth National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security. Exactly six months on, GAPS is launching the GAPS NAP Six Month Check-In, our response to the 2018-2022 NAP. The response outlines GAPS’s reflections both Read More

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: Sexual violence in conflict in Nigeria and Somalia

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS), in collaboration with the Nigeria INGO Forum and the Somalia NGO Consortium, organised the panel discussion Sexual violence in conflict: Reclaiming women’s agency through law, policy and practice to mark Read More

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Prioritise Peace: challenging approaches to Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism from a Women, Peace and Security perspective

There has been a shift in recent years where Women, Peace and Security is increasingly discussed in the context of Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE). This new GAPS paper assesses the impacts of this,  and makes recommendations to avoid Read More

Displacement and Women’s Economic Empowerment: Voices of Displaced Women in the KRI

Women for Women International UK, the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security and GAPS have released a new report: Displacement and Women’s Economic Empowerment: Voices of Displaced Women in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. This report examines, and makes concrete Read More