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GENDER , Women Peace & Security


The role women play in resolving security issues and developing peace.  The NSD-S HUB works with regional actors to incorporate Gender perspective in the research and agenda setting.

28 November 2022 at 17:09 | Africa

Women refugees and human trafficking in North Africa: impact and implications for security



Women refugees and human trafficking in North Africa: impact and implications for security


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Les Ivoiriens sont divisés sur le caractère privé ou pénal de la violence conjugale



[ © Afro Barometer ]

 Selon la Déclaration sur l’Elimination de la Violence à l’Egard des Femmes (Nations Unies, 1994), est considérée comme violence basée sur le genre (VBG) tout acte délétère contre la femme pouvant lui causer des souffrances physiques, sexuelles ou psychologiques. Cette forme de violence menaces la vie, la santé et les capacités sociales et productives de ses victimes (Assa, 2022). Conscient de la gravité du phénomène et de ses conséquences sur les individus ainsi que sur le développement, l’État de Côte d’Ivoire affiche une volonté de plus en plus manifeste pour l’endiguer.  

Security Council Letter S/2022/756: Protecting women human rights defenders in conflict



[ © United Nations Security Council ]

 Just as the call for women’s full, equal and meaningful participation has grown louder, and recognition of their role has become more visible, so has the violence that threatens and limits their participation. This violence is targeted precisely at silencing their advocacy and inhibiting women in general from participating in public life. The ascendancy of extremist political actors and the resurgence of military coups and seizures of power by force have made this problem worse.