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The purpose of this guide is to provide access to relevant, diverse and credible research on the role of gender equality issues in achieving development goals. It aims to inform dialogue, learning and the sharing of good practice around areas such as gender mainstreaming, measuring change, legal and policy frameworks on gender and human rights, and successful initiatives from the field.
Women, peace and security – annual review of Resolution 1325
In this update we look at the progress of the women, peace and security agenda in relation to the recent annual review in October of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325. The Report of the Secretary-General reaffirms the importance of women’s empowerment for global peace and security, and highlights that there have been some significant achievements in 2013 including: the adoption of resolutions 2106 and 2122; the declaration on women’s economic empowerment for peacebuilding; the adoption by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women of its general recommendation No.30 on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations.

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Gender justice and climate justice: community-based strategies to increase women’s political agency in watershed management in times of climate change
P. Figueiredo; P.E. Perkins / York University, 2011
Women are one of the groups which are disproportionately affected by climate change in developing countries, especially in relation to culturally prescribed roles related to water management. Women are however, often un-represented in...
Too young to wed: the growing problem of child marriage among Syrian girls in Jordan
International Save the Children Alliance, 2014
War in Syria has killed more than 10,000 children. More than 1 million more have fled the country in fear, while millions more remain displaced inside the country. This briefing looks at another disturbing but less publicised impact o...
Tracking Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000)
C. Kuonqui; H. Cueva-Betet / UN Women, 2010
This short document provides an overview of the framework which was developed to track the implementation of the 1325 resolution. It aims to establish results at the impact levels (the intended objective) and outcome levels (actual ch...
Global Monitoring Checklist on Women Peace and Security: Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nepal, Northern Ireland and Sri Lanka.
The Global Monitoring Checklist is a pilot research project designed to contribute towards international understanding on women, peace and security efforts. It highlights relevant activities at the local and national level by women, c...
Ten-year Impact Study on Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security in Peacekeeping
This report from 2010 reviews a decade of implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, the first resolution to address the specific impacts of conflict on women and call for women's engagement in peace processes....
Social accountability of women in Pakistan: a case study of Sialkot
A Naz / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Social Accountability as a mean of holding the state accountable to its citizens is not usually practiced in Pakistan. One of the prerequisites of Social Accountability is the right to information. The second major hindrance in the wa...
Gender and Militarism
Women Peacemakers Program, 2014
This Policy Brief is based on discussions held during the Global Consultation “Gender & Militarism: Analyzing the Links to Strategize for Peace”, organized by the Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) from July 2- 4, 2014, i...
Women in peace and security through United Nations Security Resolution 1325: literature review, content analysis of National Action Plans, and implementation
B. Miller; M. Pournik; A. Swaine / Institute for Global and International Studies, 2014
The complex challenges and opportunities of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, as enunciated in United National Security Council Resolution 1325 of 2000, and several subsequent resolutions, lend themselves to both a “cup half...
Violence Against Women and Girls: Map of DFID programmes, 2014
E Jones; C Roseveare / Department for International Development, UK, 2014
This document presents a summary of the Department for International Development’s (DFID) current portfolio of work to tackle violence against women and girls (VAWG) at the global, regional and country levels. The analysis ...
Causes and implications of induced abortion in Pakistan: a social and economic analysis
H Gazdar; A Khan; S Qureshi / Collective for Social Science Research, Karachi, Pakistan, 2012
Nearly 88% of pregnancies that were ended using an induced abortion were terminated due to unmet need for family planning or contraceptive failure. A majority of abortions were induced in hospitals, private as well as government, and ...
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