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
APPG on Women, Peace and Security: in conversation with Ambassador Melanne Verveer
On Tuesday 31 October, Ambassador Melanne Verveer joined the APPG on Women, Peace and Security and GAPS for a discussion on her work on Women, Peace and Security, and her hopes for creating meaningful change for women’s rights. Baroness Hodgson,… read more ›
APPG on Women, Peace and Security: Families For Freedom event
On Wednesday 11 October, the APPG Friends of Syria and APPG on Women, Peace and Security hosted an event with Families For Freedom – a women-led campaign for the rights of all detainees in Syria. They call for the issue… read more ›
Somali Women’s Voices in the UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
In November 2016 the UK Government partnered with GAPS to consult with women’s civil society organisations and women human rights defenders on the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) priorities in their contexts. This video presents a summary of the findings from… read more ›