Daily Links - 21 October

21 October 2005

The impact of life in exile on women and girls is often paid little attention by assistance providers. The 15th chapter in the IA and WWP Toolkit looks at issues relating to refugees in conflict situations, in particular, the experiences of women and girls.


UN conference on sexual violence in war and displacement (UNIFEM, 14/10/05)

Violence against women is not inevitable in conflict and disaster, and must be stopped - this UN conference specified how.

Zimbabwe far from achieving gender balanced politics (Susan Chipanga, AllAfrica.com, 19/10/05)

Policies to increase women's participation in Zimbabwe have not so far improved women's lot - but education and organisation point the way forward.

Peace Building Cyberdialogues on UNSCR 1325

On October 27, the International Women's Tribune Centre is convening a Women's Peace Building Cyber Dialogue that will connect women in 11 countries around the world in a "real time" discussion on women's role in peace building and reconstruction with an emphasis on implementation of SCR 1325. Find out more, and take part.

Is COP26 humanity’s make-or-break moment on climate breakdown?

This year’s COP26 meeting in Glasgow has been hailed as the most significant climate event since the 2015 Paris Agreement. But what action must world leaders take to put the planet on a sustainable path? And what does this mean for the future of global capitalism?

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