A World Without Violence by 2030 – how do we get there? Addressing Women, Peace and Security and Violence Against Women in the Post-2015 framework

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict took place in June 2014 in London. GADN co-hosted an event with the Department for International Development (DFID) on violence against women and girls and the post-2015 framework. Speakers confirmed support for a strong standalone goal on gender equality and mainstreaming of gender throughout the post-2015 framework. Speakers included:

  • The Rt. Hon Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for International Development,
  • Professor Naila Kabeer, London School of Economics
  • Ruth Ochieng, Director of Isis (Women’s International Cross Cultural Exchange), Uganda
  • Bandana Rana, President of Saathi, Nepal, and a member of the UN Women Global Civil Society Advisory Group