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.
Afghan Women’s voices in the UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
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
The 10 Steps: Turning Women, Peace and Security Commitments to Implementation
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