Reception at Westminster on Women’s Inclusion in Building Peace: Lessons from Syria

  • Palace of Westminster CPA Room, Westminster Hall London SW1A 0AA UK
Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS) is the UK’s only Women, Peace and Security civil society network. 

Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS) is the UK’s only Women, Peace and Security civil society network. 

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger, CBE, on behalf of Gender Action for Peace & Security (GAPS), invites you to the Palace of Westminster to hear why we need to include women in peace processes to achieve long-term stability.

7 March 2016

6:30 - 8:00

CPA room, Westminster Hall

Please RSVP to Kady Murphy at GAPS on kady.murphy@gaps-uk.org and do bring a friend with you!

Joining the event will be – 

  • Lady Anne Greenstock, Emeritus trustee of Women for Women International; patron of UNWomenUK;  and former gender adviser in the Coalition Provisional Authority, Baghdad
  • Paul-Andre Wilton, Conflict Policy Advisor for CARE International UK

GAPS is an advocacy and lobby group of NGOs with a mission to promote, support and monitor the inclusion of gender perspectives, women’s rights and empowerment into security and peace building policies. GAPS plays a central role in keeping key decision makers informed about the most pressing issues facing women in conflict and working with them to ensure the UK fulfills its international and national policy commitments to women, peace and security as set out in UN Security Council Resolutions, international treaties and international platforms for women’s empowerment.  Consulted by NATO, the UK Government and other governments, GAPS offers advice, holds workshops in conflict-affected countries and brings voices of women from the grassroots to national government and into the international arena.  

Donations welcome at www.gaps-uk.org