Call for Inclusion of Women in Peace Processes in Eastern and Southern Africa

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Call for Inclusion of Women in Peace Processes in Eastern and Southern Africa

Women’s empowerment contributes to the success of peace talks and the achievement of sustainable peace, accelerates economic recovery, strengthens peace operations, improves our humanitarian assistance, and can help counter violent extremism,  according to the Global Study on the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325): Preventing Conflict, Transforming

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ISIS-WICCE RESOURCE HUB WEEKLY LINKS [August 2016]

This week, we share selected news, information and resources on SRH of women in rural Kenya, war time sexual violence in Sri Lanka and Burundi and the gender data gap in development statistics among others. They smile through silent pain when they meet people and at night they cry when no one can

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Isis-WICCE Resource Hub Weekly Links [August 2016]

Each week, we share selected news, information and resources on Women, Peace and Security around the world. Can a radio series change attitudes and norms on violence against women (VAW)? Oxfam shares how edutainment reduces VAW To ensure justice for survivors of sexual violence (including rape) in the ongoing peace talks ending five decades of

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Using Sports to Completely Kick Violence Out of Aromo, Lira

After over a year of engaging a monthly average of 500 women, men and youth to create a violence-free society in Lira’s Aromo sub-county with the highest incidence of physical and sexual violence, Isis-WICCE, WOPI-U, Lira local government and the community activists in Aromo devised a new strategy to reach

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Closing the Gap in Sexual Violence Response in the Great Lakes Region

The Great Lakes region continues to experience conflicts and a state of fragility despite the numerous frameworks on peace and security. In March, regional women’s organizations met in Kinshasa, DRC to review implementation progress of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Declaration on sexual and gender based

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