Supporting Syria and the Region 2016 Conference: GAPS & GADN Joint Position Paper

February 2016

As the UK co-hosts the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference 2016, GADN is calling on the Government to ensure that the rights and needs of women and girls are prioritised in line Women, Peace and Security commitments and international humanitarian law.

The GADN Humanitarian Working Group has co-authored a position paper with Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS) setting out ten recommendations to the UK Government.

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Joint Position calling for a pledge to empower women at the World Humanitarian Summit

August 2015

The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) aims at major global reforms to better protect and assist people affected by crisis. The Gender and Development Network alongside many other organisations have collectively called on the WHS to put women’s leadership, gender equality and gender-based violence (GBV) at the heart of these reforms.

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Position on the World Humanitarian Summit

July 2015

The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) aims at major structural reforms to better protect and assist people affected by crisis. The Gender and Development Network (GADN) believes that transformative change in the humanitarian system is impossible unless reforms account for gender equality and gender-based violence (GBV). 

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