Society as a whole lose when violence are committed against women and girls.
Around the world, women are underrepresented in politics, decision-making and peace processes.
We work for sustainable peace, human security and equal participation of women in peace processes.
We believe a lack of economic equality is a major barrier to gender equality.
As we have seen Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine unfold in front of our eyes, it has become clear that the response from the international community in terms of diplomatic sanctions and international aid has been largely gender blind. In this paper we provide our recommendations to the international community on how the commitments in the Women, Peace and Security agenda can be upheld, how to secure the protection needs of women and girls as well as their roles as actors for sustainable peace.
Outspoken women can change the world. Sometimes change comes suddenly, while other times it requires years and years of work of the women’s movement. Learn about how threats, harassments and shrinking civic space affects women human rights defenders and how we can support their work in our latest report Solidarity is our only weapon.
In the year 2000, the groundbreaking resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security was adopted by the UN Security Council. A landmark victory for the women’s movement. 20 years down the road, the study “A Right Not A Gift” showcases women’s championship for building feminist peace, and identifies the potentials and shortcomings of the Women, Peace and Security agenda.
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The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation is able to support women in conflict-affected areas through financial support from government agencies, institutions, foundations, organisations, companies and individual private donors.