UN Security Council resolution 2242 passed with overwhelming support. but effective implementation was immediately called into question when the Russian
Ambassador then spoke out against the resolution’s key provisions.
The Turkish HDP's egalitarian gender ideology played a key role in the election of a record number of women to parliament in June's election. Can these gains be sustained in the political turmoil ahead?
There is a crisis-level need for shelter in Iraq, so why does the Iraqi government maintain
a policy that stymies critically needed temporary housing and threatens the
safety of those willing to provide it?
The 2015 WILPF manifesto outlines how those who choose peace over conflict must act, and recognises that negotiations on a treaty making transnational corporations accountable for violation of human rights is part of the way forward.
Feminists must reject mainstream austerity rhetoric and challenge politicians to adopt an alternative 'Plan F' to bring about equality between women and men on the basis of a caring and sustainable economy.
At the International Association for Feminist Economics conference, social scientists, researchers and economists agree that women's work is still undervalued globally, and dogged by an enduring subconscious colonial mindset.
NPT Review Conference collapsed in disarray last week with disagreement over new proposals for a Middle East disarmament
conference in 2016, humanitarian initiatives for a nuclear weapons prohibition
treaty look like the only way forward.
On 24 May, thirty women peacebuilders crossed the De-Militarized Zone that separates Korean families. Ann Wright describes
her journey from serving in the US Army to citizen diplomat walking for peace.