Afghan Women’s voices in the UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

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 report presents a summary of the findings from the consultation in Afghanistan which took place in February 2017. The consultations were led by Women for Women International UK and Medica Afghanistan. The recommendations in this report are direct outcomes from the consultation, proposed by participants, and cover the following: violence against women; access to justice & NGO services; access to funding for women’s rights; support for women human rights defenders; women’s participation; and recommendations for institutions, security, justice and legal frameworks.

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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

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