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Women, Peace and Security

Established international norms and standards promote the protection of women during armed conflict and their participation in peace and security decision-making. The UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (UNSCR 1325) is one of the critical tools for moving the gender equality agenda forward in conflict and postconflict situations.

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iKNOW Politics wishes all its members and followers a happy Women's Day 2016!

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iKNOW Politics wishes all its members and followers a happy Women's Day 2016!

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On September 2015, the UN Sustainable Development Summit approved 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. SDG5 aims to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by 2030. In particular, Target 5.5. aims to “Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life”.

On September 2015, the UN Sustainable Development Summit approved 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. SDG5 aims to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by 2030. In particular, Target 5.5. aims to “Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life”.

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Seema Malhotra

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March 1, 2016

Seema Malhotra

Member of Parliament in the UK, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Founder and President of the Fabian Women's Network
Member of Parliament in the UK, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Founder and President of the Fabian Women's Network
Member of Parliament in the UK, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Founder and President of the Fabian Women's Network

Oxfam Webinar on "Women, Peace and Security: What are the ways forwards for the MENA region?"

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February 23, 2016

Oxfam Webinar on "Women, Peace and Security: What are the ways forwards for the MENA region?"

Factsheet on Women, Peace and Security in the Middle East and North Africa Region

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February 19, 2016

Factsheet on Women, Peace and Security in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Mean Streets: Identifying and Responding to Urban Refugees' Risks of Gender-Based Violence

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February 18, 2016

Mean Streets: Identifying and Responding to Urban Refugees' Risks of Gender-Based Violence

The Women’s Refugee Commission improves the lives and protects the rights of women, children and youth displaced by conflict and crisis.

The Women’s Refugee Commission improves the lives and protects the rights of women, children and youth displaced by conflict and crisis.

Declaration on Political Harassment and Violence Against Women

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February 17, 2016

Declaration on Political Harassment and Violence Against Women

The Declaration on Political Harassment and Violence Against Women was issued in the framework of the Conv

The Declaration on Political Harassment and Violence Against Women was issued in the framework of the Conv

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