Power to Women in Peace Processes

Women's Organisations Cooperating in Realising Resolution 1325

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Somali grassroots women; the Haawo Taako’s of today

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On July 18th 2012, a number of women activists representing different women organisations operating in Mogadishu, including my (Shukria Dini's) organisation Somali Women’s Studies Centre, gathered

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Women's power in peace and security processes in Southern Africa

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In 2008, the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) adopted a Gender and Development protocol, where detailed goals and indicators concerning women's increased participation and leade

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Clan leaders: Major Obstacle to Somali women’s Political Participation

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Imagine being a woman who has lived in a stateless, militarised, and violent country for over two decades.

03
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New constitution in Somalia - Progress for women's rights

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Since Somalia reached independence in 1960, the country has steadily evolved into a patriarchy, where women's power and participation has been at the bottom of the agenda.

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Isha L'Isha's project against trafficking in Israel

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In Operation 1325's international cooperation, women's organisations from several countries and regions have met and exchanged experiences and urgent issues with one another.

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Men - the ones most interested in 1325 at Almedalen

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Since I started working at Operation 1325, I have been the only man in almost every conference, meeting and gathering I've been attending where women's rights and resolution 1325 have been

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Successful workshop held by Operation 1325 in South Sudan

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A workshop on the implementation of resolution 1325 was organized  by Operation 1325 in partnership with EVE Organisation for Women Development and the Global Network of Women Peaceb

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Zeinab Hawa Bangura new Special Representative on sexual violence in conflict

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Since 2010, Swedish politician Margot Wallström has worked for the UN as the special representative in issues concerning sexual violence in conflict, a position which stems from UNSCR 1888.

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Increase women's participation in Afghanistan!

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Four years ago – the summer before I started working for the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan – I read the book "A thousand splendid suns" by Khaled Hosseini.

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Organisation for Roma women got the Anna Lindh memorial fund price

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This year marks the tenth anniversary of the murder of then Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh, who was stabbed to death in central Stockholm in 2002.