GAPS Newsletter: December 2020

Updates International Human Rights Day International Human Rights Day falls on the 10th December every year, it is the day that the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948. The UN’s theme for 2020 Read More

GAPS Newsletter: November 2020

Updates International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women The 25th November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and the start of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. On the 20th December Read More

GAPS Newsletter: October 2020

Updates UNSCR 1325 Anniversary Month! October marked the 20th anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325, also known as the Women, Peace and Security agenda. This year’s anniversary month looked very different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whilst there Read More

GAPS Newsletter: September 2020

Research & Resources Women’s participation in forest management in conflict-affected areas of Karen state in Myanmar This report by International Alert brings a gender analysis to forest management and offers an opening for an inclusive gender-transformative approach that is conducive Read More

GAPS Newsletter: August 2020

Research & Resources A Feminist Foreign Policy Response to COVID-19 This policy brief by GAPS member Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy provides a brief overview of the feminist foreign policy frameworks from Sweden, Mexico, Canada, and France, and outlines how Read More

GAPS Newsletter: July 2020

Updates UK Government’s Annual Report to Parliament in 2019 & GAPS Shadow Report Launch On Monday 13 July 2020, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS) and GAPS hosted the UK Government’s Oral Report to Parliament in Read More

GAPS Newsletter: June 2020

Research & Resources The Shadow Pandemic: Gender-Based Violence among Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar This report by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) used data collected from their women’s centres and health programme sites in 19 camps across Cox’s Bazar to Read More

GAPS Newsletter: May 2020

Research & Resources Creating lasting impact: The power of women-led localised responses to COVID-19 ActionAid’s policy brief highlights why COVID-19 poses a significant threat to women’s rights, and makes a series of practical recommendations for COVID-19 response efforts to be Read More

GAPS Newsletter: April 2020

Updates New GAPS Paper – Call to Action: Now and the Future, COVID-19 and Gender Equality, Global Peace and Security GAPS, with the support of GAPS members released ‘Call to Action: Now and the Future, COVID-19 and Gender Equality, Global Read More

GAPS Newsletter: March 2020

Updates Postponements and cancellations ahead of the 20th anniversary of Women, Peace and Security The start of this month saw the cancellations of parallel events to CSW 64, for global health concerns. The Gender Equality Forum are currently under review, Read More

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