Joint statement by WILPF and the Network of Eritrean Women

In March 2016, the UK’s Network of Eritrean Women released a statement in partnership with WILPF International, at the Human Rights Council meeting, asking the international community to take concrete actions to improve the human rights of women in Eritrea. […]

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Gender, war and peace

Gender, war and peace

In this TEDxLausanne talk, Madeleine Rees examines gender and how the intersection of political economy, militarism and the multi lateral system, have undermined the promise of the Charter and Human Rights, and explores what we must do to reclaim it.

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What is preventing effective intervention in Syria?

Helen Kay (HK): One of the questions that members of UKWILPF are interested in is ‘what is preventing effective intervention in Syria, particularly by the UN?’ Madeleine Rees (MR): The UN is just a creature of its member states, and […]

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Letter to send to MPs: Where are the women in Syrian peace negotiations?

If you haven’t already used this, here is a letter template for sending to your MP urging her or him to honour UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (by including civil society and women in any peace negotiations) and to oppose […]

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UK WILPF says “Refugees welcome”

Joining in the day of actions held around the country on Saturday 12 September, UK WILPF held a short vigil welcoming refugees to the UK and reminding the UK government that “people need peace, not war.” UK WILPF wrote to […]

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