Linking the Networks – Enhancing Social Media strategies to Advance UNSCR 1325 in Asia – a Grass Roots Initiative

Linking the Networks – Enhancing Social Media strategies to Advance UNSCR 1325 in Asia – a Grass Roots Initiative

This research project explores practical ways to investigate and strengthen linkages between social media and the understanding of UNSCR 1325 and development of National Action Plans.     It is a partnership project between Justice Equality Rights Access (JERA) International, an Australian based women’s NGO; Asia Pacific Women’s Watch (APWW) a regional network of women’s organizations and groups in the Asia Pacific Region; and Isis International, a Philippines based international women’s NGO. CAPTION :  1325 ACTIVSTS PARTICIPATING IN THE RESEARCH PROJECTRead more
Joining the Dots – Regional Research

Joining the Dots – Regional Research

Exploring the economic empowerment of women in conflict affected areas combining UNSCR 1325, CEDAW, BPFA and MDGs To download the document click -> Joining the Dots Gender equality and women’s economic empowerment are essential to achieve effective and sustainable development; to foster vibrant economies and to promote peace and security.  It is important to recognize the unique contributions women can make as countries emerge from economic crisis, especially in conflict and disaster affected societies. We take this opportunity to share with you the findings of an Asia Pacific regional research inquiry conducted collaboratively…Read more

A Young Woman’s Voice at CSW

UN CSW57 New York 2013 Sexual violence in armed conflict By Lisa Ashton  Sexual violence and rape during armed conflict is not limited to modern conflict; they are acts that have been practiced for as long as there has been conflict itself. They are methods of war that are cheap, readily available and incredibly effective. Sexual violence and rape against women during armed conflict are acts that are used to instil fear, to dominate and to humiliate – not only the woman being violated, but also her family and the entire community. High-level…Read more