WILPF Annual Report 2016
In 2016, the initiatives and achievements of WILPF International, our programmes, partners and many sections were varied and diverse. The Annual Report 2016 will take you throughout the world and show how our staff and sections worked brilliantly to think and act differently.
The report will also give you insights into the work of WILPF, the implementation of a new strategy, cross-border partnerships, the importance of feminist movement building, and an introduction to the term ‘feminist peace’ upon which WILPF bases its entire work.
WILPF Annual Report 2015
In 2015, WILPF celebrated 100 years of advocacy and activism for peace. We held our Centennial Congress in The Hague, the Netherlands, welcomed three new Sections, and adopted a renewed WILPF manifesto. Most importantly we organised the peace summit “Women’s Power to Stop War” gathering more than 1,000 peace activists from more than 80 different countries. Please read about all our international activities in 2015 and get some snippets from our national work around the globe.
Throughout 2014, WILPF has been using its Integrated Approach to link human rights, women’s participation, disarmament, justice and development, and to bring women’s voices from the local level to the highest UN decision-making bodies. Read more about all our national and international activities in 2014.
WILPF Section Reports 2014
In 2014, Sections promoted WILPF’s mission of gender equality, peace, and disarmament around the world. This was facilitated through preparations for WILPF’s upcoming centennial anniversary in April 2015, around the Women’s Power to Stop War movement. For example, WILPF Nigeria facilitated trainings on related Women, Peace and Security topics, WILPF Spain held lectures on WILPF history, and WILPF Australia lobbied for the implementation of the Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.
WILPF Annual Report 2013
From the grassroots work in our Sections to the ground breaking work on Syria and Bosnia, we have sought to use and explain how to understand gender and gender relations, focus on the real experience of women and bring that into the multi lateral fora. We have been ‘Organising for change.’ Read more about all our national and international activities in 2013.
2012 was a strong year financially for our organisation. From 2011 to 2012, within the span of just one year, WILPF doubled its revenue. The overwhelming support from donors and contributors who share our vision enabled WILPF to expand the number, size, and scope of its programmes, projects and activities. Read more about all our national and international activities in 2012.
In 2012 WILPF Sections and branches worked together as a community to advance WILPF’s mission to ensure human rights on a global level.As a collective, the Sections raised awareness and submitted National Action Plans on the United Nations Security resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) on Women, Peace and Security. As well, each Section focused on pressing issues in their respective countries. For example, WILPF Bolivia launched campaigns on domestic violence, WILPF Sweden addressed demilitarisation, and WILPF India presented seminars on female foeticide.
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