Leadership and Participation, Women's Rights and Empowerment

Strong Women 2018

2018 Resolutions for Women, Peace and Security

January 02, 2018
On January 1st, we published our New Year’s Resolutions in Women, Peace and Security.  Not everyone has the same Olympic-level goals, but there are many resolutions you can also make to further the WPS agenda this year, both large and small.  Here are some suggestions: Amplify the voices of the women around you. Make your work space a better place for women. Share stories of women... Read more

Human Solidarity Day

December 18, 2017
Photos clockwise from top left: Women in Uruguay participate in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence; UN Women/Sahand Minae; Girls at 16 Days of Activism in Bangladesh; UN Women/Saikat MajumdarYoo Soon-taek, the wife of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, leading a “UN Women for Peace” March on International Women’s Day; United Nations Photo; Women dance on International Women’s Day... Read more
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Women, Peace and Security: There's an Act for That! (Part III)

December 15, 2017
In October 2017, the US Congress and the President officially passed the Women, Peace, and Security Act. The law is a major milestone in recognizing the link between gender equality and the security of states. Now that we have a law that mandates women’s meaningful participation in international peace and security, questions arise about where it came from, what it requires, and why it matters.... Read more

Women, Peace and Security: There's an Act for That! (Part II)

December 11, 2017
In October 2017, the US Congress, and the President, officially passed the Women, Peace, and Security Act. The law is a major milestone in recognizing the link between gender equality and the security of states. Now that we have a law that mandates women’s meaningful participation in international peace and security, questions arise about where it came from, what it requires, and why it matters... Read more

Women, Peace and Security: There's an Act for That! (Part I)

December 04, 2017
In October 2017, the US Congress, and the President, officially passed the Women, Peace, and Security Act. The law is a major milestone in recognizing the link between gender equality and the security of states. Now that we have a law that mandates women’s meaningful participation in international peace and security, questions arise about where it came from, what it requires, and why it matters.... Read more

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