Advocacy

Peace processes

October 2015 marked the 15th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, which was the first Resolution to address the disproportionate impact of armed conflict on women. This resolution is today part of the United Nations Women, Peace and Sec…

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Gender equality

At the high-level event on “Women in power and decision-making: Building a different world,” held in Santiago, Chile, in February 2015, leaders of the world joined the Call for Action to step it up for gender equality. The Call to Action, initiated by UN Women and the Chilean Government, under the a…

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#‎MakeItHappen

On International Women’s Day (8 March), WIP joined the global campaign “make it happen” by sharing testimonials from female Parliamentarians through the project “Women in Parliaments make it happen“. Female leaders are changing politics and societies all around the world. Take a look at the WIP camp…

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#UpForSchool

One of the Millennium Development Goals is to achieve universal primary education by 2015. Sadly, millions of children are forced out of school every day because of child labour, child marriage and discrimination, circumstances which especially affects the girl child. The Women in Parliaments Global…

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#BringBackOurGirls

11 September sadly marked the 150th day since more than 200 girls of Chibok, Nigeria were abducted from their school. From 1 to 4 July the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) convened in Rwanda for its WIP Summer Summit 2014 and called for the immediate release of the school girls in Nigeria. In…

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#InspiringChange

On International Women’s Day 2014, Female Parliamentarians from all continents shared words of inspiration through the WIP project “Women in Parliaments, Inspiring change”.  We believe that female political leaders are a great example for the next generations and therefore we are p…

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Petition for a gender-balanced UNAP

As Parliamentarians we share the conviction that the people should be represented at all levels of politics. This approach is also at the heart of the campaign for a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNAP), which was initiated by a global network of Parliamentarians, advocating citizen’s …

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