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Webinar video of Women Enacting Human Security in the Midst of War: A CSW Parallel Event in Honor of Dr. Betty Reardon

On March 18 a special Commission on the Status of Women Parallel Event was held in Honor of Dr. Betty A. Reardon. The event highlighted the complex links between militarism, poverty, and climate change through a feminist security lens. Video is now available.

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Climate Crisis and Women’s Rights in South Asia: The Art of Anu Das

Anu Das is an Indian-born American artist whose talent gives rise to the visual representation of deeply felt perceptions of a range of the issues that inform peace education. The necklaces shown here are inspired by the climate crisis as it impacts the beauty and sustainability of the natural world, and women’s deep connection to and sense of responsibility for our living Earth.

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GCPE signs the Compact on Women, Peace, and Security and Humanitarian Action. Please join us!

As the Global Campaign for Peace Education signs on to the “Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action (WPS-HA) Compact,” we manifest our responsibilities as participants in global civil society, the origin of some of the most significant international norms we call upon. GCPE urges our readers & members to call upon all the civil society organizations through which they work to sign and join the Compact.

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Voices of Afghan Women

Reportage on issues related to the withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan has given minimal coverage to the experiences and perspectives of the Afghan people, and even less to women’s particular needs and perspectives. Afghan women’s views have been amongst the clearest and most potentially constructive. The Global Campaign for Peace Education brings you the views of two who have courageously undertaken to prepare their fellow citizens for participation in determining the future of their country.

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The Problem of the Respectable International Women’s Day – an Appeal for Good Trouble (International Women’s Day 2021)

This article, co-authored by an African feminist, alerts us to the cooptation of the women’s movement that enables the structures of power to resist the substantive and systemic change required to achieve human equality.

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Sustainable peace requires transformative action! What do local women peacebuilders have to say ahead of the 20th Anniversary of the Women, Peace and Security agenda?

Global Network of Women Peacebuilders, UN Women, and Ireland have set out to organize a series of consultations with local women to inform the 2020 Peacebuilding Architecture Review and the 20th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325.

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Scholar-Activists as Global Citizens: Advocating Local and Constant Participation of Women in the Politics of Peace

In this special post, Betty Reardon introduces the concept and strategy of people’s plans of action: civil society plans as a way for women on the ground to have more input into public policies to enact UNSCR 1325 on women, peace, and security. 

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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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