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UN Calls For Greater Role Of Women In Humanitarian Work

UN Calls For Greater Role Of Women In Humanitarian Work

The United Nations has called for more involvement of women in humanitarian activities in Somalia, highlighting the contribution made by women humanitarians to peacebuilding efforts in the horn of Africa nation. Werner Schultink, representative of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a joint statement issued on Monday evening after celebrations to mark the World […]

KAIPTC’s Women, Peace and Security Institute Supports The Ghana Police Service With A Gender Policy

KAIPTC’s Women, Peace and Security Institute Supports The Ghana Police Service With A Gender Policy

As part of efforts to enhance policing in Ghana, the Women, Peace and Security Institute (WPSI) of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has been engaged by the Accountability Rule of Law and Anticorruption Programme (ARAP), a European Union-funded programme in Ghana, to assist in the development a Gender Policy for the Ghana […]

Women and Peacemaking

Women and Peacemaking

“In no other area is our collective failure to ensure effective protection for civilians more apparent…than in terms of the masses of women and girls, but also boys and men, whose lives are destroyed each year by sexual violence perpetrated in conflict.” (UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon)   The dignity and personhood of women can […]