Financing 1325; a new research study by Cordaid and GNWP

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New financing study presented to Ms Radhika Coomaraswamy, the lead author of the Global Study on UNSCR 1325, at the launch hosted by Cordaid, GNWP and UN Women on 29 October 2014.  [photo: Monique Tummers, Cordaid]

“…[O]nly three per cent of peace and security funding targets gender equality and women’s empowerment as a principal objective. Therefore sustainable and adequate financing continues to be a significant challenge.  Despite being at the forefront of work to advance the Women and Peace and Security agenda, women’s rights groups, networks and movements face uniquely difficult obstacles in accessing sustainable funding for their work, particularly at the grassroots level.”

Lakshmi Puri
Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director, UN Women

Quoted from the new study by Cordaid and GNWP, “Financing for the Implementation of National Action Plans on UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Critical for Advancing Women’s Human Rights, Peace and Security.”  Download the report here.

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