Joint Position calling for a pledge to empower women at the World Humanitarian Summit
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 other organisations (list below) have collectively called on the WHS to put women’s leadership, gender equality and gender-based violence (GBV) at the heart of these reforms.
Arab Organisation for Human Rights
Feminist Dalit Organisation (FEDO), Nepal
Gregoria Apaza Center for the Promotion of Women (CPMGA), Bolivia
Isis-Women’s International Cross-Cultural Exchange
Iraqi Networks for UNSCR 1325
Syrian Women’s League
Sawa for Aid and Development, Lebanon
Women Now for Development, Syria
Federation of Women’s Lawyers, Kenya
Women in Law and Development in Africa
COWLA (Coalition of Women living with HIV/AIDS), Malawi
NAGAAD Network, Somaliland
Women with Disabilities Development Foundation, Bangladesh
Gender Action on Peace and Security (GAPS)
Gender and Development Network
Action Aid International
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Download the paper (English) here.
Download the paper (Arabic) here.
Download the paper (French) here.