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
Getting it Right: Putting Women, Peace and Security at the Centre of the Integrated Review
As the UK Government has resumed the Integrated Review on Security, Defence, Development and policy, GAPS and its members make the submission that this is a key moment for the UK Government to reaffirm its commitments to gender equality, the Read More
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
APPG on Women, Peace and Security: COVID-19 and Gender Equality, Global Peace and Security
On Tuesday 23 March 2020, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS), together with GAPS hosted a virtual event titled ‘Call to Action: Now and the Future, COVID-19 and Gender Equality, Global Peace and Security’. This event Read More