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Best Websites: Peace Studies

Women & Peace

Bat Shalom
Bat Shalom is an Israeli national feminist grassroots organization of Jewish and Palestinian Israeli women working together for a genuine peace grounded in a just resolution of the Israel-Palestine conflict, respect for human rights, and an equal voice for Jewish and Arab women within Israeli society

Code Pink: Women for Peace
Code Pink is a women initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement that seeks positive social change through proactive, creative protest and non-violent direct action.

Gender  (United States Institute of Peace)
The U.S. Institute of Peace advances scholarship, carries out programs on the ground, and informs policy on issues of gender, peace and security. USIP works with academics, the military, peacekeepers, diplomats and practitioners to advance women’s participation in decision-making, promote peaceful concepts of masculinity and prevent sexual violence in conflict..

Inclusive Security (formerly Women Waging Peace Network)
Inclusive Security’s bold goal is to change the international security paradigm. Sustainable peace is possible only when those who shape policy include women and other affected groups in the prevention and transformation of violent conflict. Guided by this belief and vision, Inclusive Security’s mission is to increase the participation of all stakeholders—particularly women—in preventing, resolving, and rebuilding after deadly conflicts. Inclusive Security includes 'The Women Waging Peace Network," a network of more than 2,000 women peacemakers from conflict areas around the world, ranging from Afghanistan to Congo, Lebanon to Liberia, Sri Lanka to Syria. The Network was launched in 1999 to connect these women with each other and with policy shapers.

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Peace Insight: Women, Peace and Security
Peace Insight is published by Peace Direct as a resource on local peacebuilding around the world. They believe that the participation of women is critical to the success of any peacebuilding process – if half the population is excluded or faces discrimination, peace will be impossible to achieve.

A Project of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, PeaceWomen was developed in 2001 to monitor implementation of UN Resolution 1325 (on women, peace and security) and advocate for its full and rapid implementation. The website provides accurate and timely information on women, peace and security issues and women's peace-building initiatives in areas of armed conflict

UNIFEM (UN Women) Resources on Women, Peace and Security
This collection of UNIFEM papers brings together a considerable body of analytical and advocacy work undertaken over the last five years, grounded in programming that has helped advance the women, peace and security agenda in policy and practice.The collection includes papers on gender issues in early warning, peace processes, peacekeeping, post-conflict planning and financing, and transitional justice. Together, the papers in this collection describe a range of ongoing efforts to strengthen the UN's capacities to promote peace and prevent violence.

Women for Women International
Women for Women International was founded in 1993 to help women overcome the horrors of war and civil strife in ways that can help them rebuild their lives, families, and communities. This includes direct financial and emotional support; fostering awareness and understanding of women’s rights; offering vocational skills training; and providing access to income through the issuance of generation support and microcredit loans. Women for Women International has assisted more than 33,000 women in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Rwanda, Kosovo, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Colombia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is the oldest women's peace organization in the world. It is an international NGO with Sections in 37 countries, covering all continents.

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)) - United States Section
This is the web site for the American section of the international NGO.


Last Updated 4/27/2020