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WAR: HerStory – Reflections for International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a meaningful occasion to reflect on the possibilities of accelerating gender equity from the local to the global. The Global Campaign for Peace Education encourages inquiry and action toward examining the impact that wars have on women and girls, as well as envisioning the structures that must be changed to achieve human equality and security.

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Universities engaging men to end violence against women

Men’s violence prevention (MVP) programs seek to transform men’s silence and inaction into allyship and change. However, it should be clear: MVP is a complementary approach to other violence against women (VAW) work. The point is not to center men, but to support women’s activism, research and leadership towards the goal of ending VAW wherever possible.

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Study of school textbooks of 22 Asian countries: ‘Focus on chauvinistic national identity a challenge’

The report, titled ‘Rethinking Schooling for The 21st Century: The State of Education for Peace, Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in Asia’, had its India launch on Tuesday at the India International Centre in the national capital.

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Critical Next Steps in Enhancing Women’s Equality and Empowerment

Enhancing women’s equality is fundamental to the possibility of peace and is an essential realm of inquiry and action for peace education.  Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury highlights significant historical developments, disappointments and possibilities for transformative change in support of gender equality that is essential for the possibility of sustainable peace.

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Translating global policies into practical and necessary actions—one village at a time. The impact of the Localization of Resolutions 1325 and 1820 in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is one of 13 countries in Africa that have adopted a national action plan on UN Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820. The Localization program, initiated by the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders, is a people-based, bottom-up approach to policy-making and policy implementation that guarantees local ownership and participation.

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