Dr Anu Mundkur on changes as a result of women's peace and security
I think what has changed in civil society is that civil society organisations are being recognised as a legitimate actor in the security space – as having a significant perspective on what constitutes sustainable security.
Ruby Kholifah discusses what's next for the Women, Peace and Security Agenda at 20
The 20 years of implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, aside from the issue of women peace and security, brings more awareness among civil society and local government. That there is more awareness on these issues among
Twenty Years of the ‘Participation Pillar’ in the Women’s Peace and Security Agenda by Katrina Lee-Koo
When I reflect on ‘the participation story’ over the past two decades of the UN’s Women’s Peace and Security agenda, I find it is a difficult one to tell. It is impossible to offer a firm or linear account of
Germany’s National Action Plan cannot ignore domestic violence
The German National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) almost exclusively refers to foreign policy instruments, while domestic challenges or policies are merely mentioned, which leads to neglecting gender inequalities, and racist
COVID-19 and Crimes Against the Poor in Colombia
On 9 September 2020, on the streets of Bogotá, Javier Ordoñez was murdered by Colombian police for violating social distancing rules. The murder and the deadly protests that erupted in its wake across Bogotá and elsewhere in Colombia
What Indonesia’s stint on the UN Security Council means for peace-building in the Indo-Pacific region
Recently, Indonesian diplomacy in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) achieved a milestone, and reflected the nation’s increasing contribution to peacekeeping on the global stage.