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Youth Leaders Demand Action: Analysis of the Third UN Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

The new UN resolution calls on Member States to recognize and promote synergies between the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and Youth, Peace and Security agendas. It includes specific encouragement to Member States to develop and implement roadmaps on youth, peace and security – with dedicated and sufficient resources.

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The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund is now accepting applications for the WPHF COVID-19 Emergency Response

The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund is providing institutional funding to civil society organizations working on women, peace and security and humanitarian issues and projects that provide gender-responsive actions to the COVID19 crisis. Application deadline: April 28.

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Nobel Peace Prize 2018: a teachable moment

This Nobel Prize presents a teachable moment.  Too few are aware of how integral violence against women (VAW) is to war and armed conflict. VAW will continue to exist as long as war exists.  Eliminating VAW is not about making war somehow “safer” or more “humanitarian.”  Reducing and eliminating VAW is dependent on the abolition of war. 

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