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APPG on Women, Peace and Security: Supporting Women Rights Defenders

On Wednesday 29th November, International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS) hosted an event with Amnesty International and GAPS titled “Supporting Women Human Rights Defenders”. The event, chaired by Baroness Hodgson, co-chair…

GAPS Secretariat Statement on COP28

On Thursday, 30 November 2023, COP28 begins in Dubai, which will be chaired by an oil chief executive. The GAPS Secretariat statement on what COP28 needs to achieve is clear: what has been called for since the very first COP…

GAPS Statement on the International Development White Paper

On 20 November 2023, the UK Government published International development in a contested world: ending extreme poverty and tackling climate change, its International Development White Paper. GAPS welcomes the publication of the White Paper and we are pleased to see…

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: Roundtable

On Tuesday 31st October, the fifth Roundtable on WPS with leads from Embassies and High Commissions was held at the Canadian High Commission. Although organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS) in collaboration with the Canadian…

GAPS Newsletter: October 2023

GAPS calls for an immediate and full ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and Occupied Palestinian Territories, which have been subjected to Israel's violent occupation since the forced expulsion of Palestinians in 1948. GAPS stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people…

Beyond Feminist Foreign Policy Briefing Series

The Beyond Feminist Foreign Policy briefing series explores the linkages between Feminist Foreign Policy and Women, Peace and Security and how to understand and realise a vision of what FFP could perhaps entail across thematic and geographical contexts. The series…

GAPS Newsletter: September 2023

Welcome to the GAPS September wrap-up.   On the 16th of September it was one year since the murder of Mahsa Jina Amini, which sparked widespread protests and continued resistance across Iran. The strict system of gender-based segregation, which a group…

GAPS Newsletter: August 2023

Welcome to the GAPS August wrap-up.   August marks two years since the Taliban retook control of Afghanistan. The human rights violations faced by women and girls, as well as other targeted communities based on ethnicity, religion, disability and sexual orientation,…

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