The organization Operation 1325 has produced recommendations on how Sweden can contribute to the implementation of the UN resolution on women, peace and security in Turkey. Photo: UN Women Gallery, Flickr.com.
Of: Julia Thalin
Turkey's involvement in conflicts has escalated in the past year. At the same time, the political space for women's organization is shrinking and women continue to be excluded from peace processes. Civil society is now raising its voice for compliance with the UN resolution on women, peace and security throughout the country.
December 14, 2020, News
To achieve a lasting peace, women must be allowed to participate in the peace work, writes professor Annika Björkdahl. Phyllis Osei speaks here during the Women Peace Forum in Somalia. Photo: Unsom
Of: Annika Björkdahl
Today, on International Women's Day, I would like to highlight the importance of women's participation in successful peace and democratization processes. It is precisely in conflict-affected societies that the need for equal development cooperation and strengthened local democratization processes is greatest, writes Professor Annika Björkdahl.
March 8, 2019, Debate
Civil society must be involved in the peace process in order to achieve lasting peace. Here, Afro-Colombian organizations participate in the peace process in Colombia. Photo: US Institute of Peace
Of: Annika Schabbauer and Lovisa Dahlström
To create a lasting peace, it is important to engage people in civil society. Together, we must then create channels so that participation takes root in national politics. This is how sustainable peace is built, by listening to those affected, write Annika Schabbauer and Lovisa Dahlström from the organization Operation 1325.
October 23, 2018, Debate
Of: ANITA KLUM, Annika Schabbauer, Eva Zetterberg, Frida Wallander and Stina Larsson
Today, half of the world's population is excluded from peace processes. Women are excluded from both mediation and decisions on peace and security. To achieve lasting peace, women need to be included and have power in peace processes, write five representatives of Operation 1325.
December 15, 2015, Debate
Of: ANITA KLUM, Annika Schabbauer and Eva Zetterberg
Today it is 15 years since the UN adopted Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. Peace and women's organizations have benefited greatly from it, but they are still facing a lot of opposition. Now we demand quotas and more resources for women's representation, write three representatives of Operation 1325.
October 31, 2015, Debate