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 the consultation in Somalia which took place in March 2017. The consultations were led by GAPS member Saferworld, and two of Saferworld’s local partners and established women’s rights groups: the Somali Women Development Centre (Mogadishu) and the Somalia Women Solidarity Organisation (Kismayo). The overarching theme from these consultations is that women are politically absent from decision making.
Somali Women’s Voices in the UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
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
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
GAPS is hiring a Policy, Advocacy and Communications Coordinator!
*APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ARE NOW CLOSED* Apply by 6pm on Sunday 5 January to be the GAPS Policy, Advocacy and Communications Coordinator! The GAPS Policy Advocacy and Communications Coordinator will support the coordination and development of the GAPS network. The Read More