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Women in Central Asia call on politicians, leaders and partners to advance the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Central Asia. In raising their voices, they call for removal of barriers to their meaningful participation in peace processes, building solidarity and support for women across the subregion, and ensuring safety for women human rights defenders and peace activists, amongst others.
Consultation with Women’s Activists and Civil Society Organizations on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Central Asia
In September 2021, UN Women brought together more than 30 women peacebuilders, mediators and civil society organizations from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan to discuss challenges, build solidarity and put forward recommendations to advance the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the Central Asian subregion.
Guidelines on localization and costing of local action plans on the implementation of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 on women and peace and security in Ukraine
This guidelines explore the possibilities for the localization process of UNSCR 1325. The localization of UNSCR 1325 and the supporting women, peace and security resolution as well as costing and budgeting local and national action plans could significantly contribute to eliminating gaps in implementation.
This paper addresses the gaps in both the “women, peace, and security” (WPS) and the “youth, peace, and security” (YPS) agendas when it comes to visibility, inclusion and participation of young women in all aspects of preventing and recovering from conflict and building peace, and offers concrete recommendations to governments, UN agencies, and civil society partners about how to ensure that young women’s voices and experiences are heard, and that young women themselves have opportunities to meaningfully contribute to building and sustaining peace.