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UN Women to launch women, peace and security publications

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Four publications on women, peace and security, produced by UN Women, will be launched on 28 October during the women’s agenda presentation to the ARMM Regional Government in Cotabato City. More

Dalit women’s pursuit of an equitable and equal society

Friday, December 5, 2014

Constituent Assembly (CA) members in Nepal are presently in the process of drafting the Constitution which is expected to conclude on January 2015. As Nepali people await the Constitution, debate on the federal structure of the country and other contentious issues continue to hinder the process... More

Speech: Ziad Sheikh, UN Women Representative and acting UN Resident Coordinator on Dalit rights

Friday, December 5, 2014

Across the world and throughout societies, discrimination and exclusion continue to violate human rights and hold back the development of just, inclusive democracies. This discrimination is based on gender, caste, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation and religion. And when, for example, you are a Dalit woman, you face double discrimination leading... More

Timor-Leste’s women parliamentarians engage with rural women on issues of peace and security, past and present

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The topic of the day was women’s role in peace building and conflict transformation as established in the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. This resolution highlights the vulnerability of women during conflict and the importance of women’s participation in peace negotiations and peace building following conflict. More

Charting a course for Timor-Leste’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

UN Women, in cooperation with SoSS, recently hosted a workshop to launch the process of developing a NAP on Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. This historical resolution calls on states to ensure that women participate in conflict resolution and peace-building processes from the grassroots up to the national and international levels, that they are better protected from human rights violations, and that women have access to justice and services to eliminate discrimination. More

Press release: UN Security Council adopts new resolution, urges women’s full inclusion in peace talks and transitional justice

Friday, October 18, 2013

The UN Security Council today demonstrated renewed determination to put women’s leadership at the centre of all efforts to resolve conflict and promote peace. More

Nepal Discusses Women’s Effective Participation in Peace and Security

Monday, September 19, 2011

Nepalese women from all walks of life met today with senior officials of Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Defence and the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Nepal. More

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