Open letter to … Call to end the Illegal and Immoral War on Women in Afrin by Turkey! London, 20 March 2021 Dear … ( Turkish Embassies, NATO, Council of Europe, National Parliaments, etc……..) We are writing to you because Afrin Canton is still under occupation and the international community has done far too little […]
UN SC Res.1325 says that women should be included in conflict resolution and peace talks, but they are not. Anja Wiersinga reports from Council of Europe
Numbers aren’t enough. Women must also have meaningful access and influence.
Representatives of military institutions now advise countries to look to Norway, because Norway as the first country in both Europe and NATO has introduced female conscription.But feminist organizations protest against female conscription
“Peace is possible only by peaceful means.
Let’s go for it”
IAW emergency motion to General Assembly of European Women’s Lobby (EWL) 31th May 2015:
We have the legal framework:
UN SCR 1325 (2000)
General Recommendation 30
Strong mechanisms of accountability at the national and regional level are necessary for the realization of gender equality and women’s human rights
IAW supports the efforts of the United Nations in working on a universal declaration on the human right to peace.