As the civil war in South Sudan enters into its fourth year, the levels of displacement, insecurity and violence are reaching unprecedented levels. The majority of the displaced are women and girls, who continue to bear the brunt of thed armed conflict. More is needed from the international community to achieve safety, protection, empowerment and long-lasting peace for women and girls in South Sudan. In line with its commitments to WPS, we urge the UK government to immediately undertake the recommendations outlined in this paper.
Three years too many: the impact of conflict for women and girls in South Sudan
GAPS is hiring a Policy, Advocacy and Communications Manager
Apply by 6pm, Thursday 7th January 2020, GAPS POLICY ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (up to 12 month contract) The GAPS Policy Advocacy and Communications Manager will support the coordination and development of the GAPS network. The GAPS Policy Advocacy and Communications Manager Read More
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
The Key to Change: Supporting Civil Society and Women’s Rights Organisations in Fragile and Conflict Affected Contexts
The Key to Change: Supporting Civil Society and Women’s Rights Organisations in Fragile and Conflict Affected Contexts is research undertaken by a consortium of organisations including Gender Action Peace and Security (GAPS), Somali Women Development Centre (SWDC), Saferworld, Women for Read More