Assessing UK Government Action on Women, Peace and Security in 2019

In this shadow report, GAPS assesses the 2019 Annual Report to Parliament by the UK Government and focuses on how the UK Government has used, and could have used, the second year of implementation for this National Action Plan (NAP) 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

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: “International Women’s Day 2020: Brave women on the frontlines of peace and rights”

On Tuesday 3 March 2020, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS), together with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Human Rights, Amnesty International UK (AIUK) and GAPS hosted an event titled ‘Brave women on the frontlines of Read More

Call to Action: Now and the Future, COVID-19 and Gender Equality, Global Peace and Security

The ‘Call to Action: Now and the Future, COVID-19 and Gender Equality, Global Peace and Security’ paper addresses the deeply gendered impact of COVID-19. The outbreak of COVID-19 has led to over a million confirmed cases, and tens of hundreds Read More

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: “Feminist Leadership and Inclusive Peacebuilding”

On Tuesday 4 February 2020, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS), together with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sudan and South Sudan, Oxfam and GAPS hosted an event titled “Feminist Leadership and Inclusive Peacebuilding”. This event Read More

The 10 Steps Recommendations in Arabic and in French

In 2019, the UK Government funded GAPS and its partners to undertake consultations on Women, Peace and Security to mark the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 in 2020. 245 organisations and individuals were consulted across 11 Read More

GAPS Newsletter: January 2020

Updates 2020 – A big year for Women, Peace and Security 2020 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). The Generation Equality Forum, a civil society-led global gathering Read More

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: 2020 Inaugural Meeting

On Tuesday 7 January 2020, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS) held its inaugural meeting. The meeting was chaired by Baroness Fiona Hodgson of Abinger CBE, Co-Chair of the APPG-WPS. Baroness Hodgson thanked Anne Milton MP, Read More

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