On 19th August, World Humanitarian Day, GAPS is joining with women’s organisations in the global south to call for governments, UN agencies, civil society, private sector and others to agree to a World Humanitarian Summit pledge to empower women affected by crisis. Read the joint statement here.
World Humanitarian Day: joint statement with southern women’s organisations
International Women’s Day 2018: Women building peace
For International Women’s Day 2018, GAPS is celebrating diaspora women building peace through projects in the UK and across the world. Their work, from local initiatives to high-level peace processes, is at the forefront of change as they bring their… read more ›
APPG on Women, Peace and Security hosts the UK Government’s annual report to Parliament in 2017
On Tuesday 19 December, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS) and GAPS co-hosted the Government’s 2017 annual report to Parliament for 2017. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Ministry of Defence and the Department for International… read more ›
UK launches new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
Implementation of the new UK NAP must support the work of women building peace Today the UK Government has released its fourth National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (UK NAP) which sets the direction for the UK’s work… read more ›