Commitment to Action

Capacity-Building for Women, Peace, and Security

Commitment by

Karama

In 2010, Karama committed to focus on UN Security Council Resolutions (SCR) 1325 and 1820, which focus on the role of women in peace and security, as well as the criminalization and prevention of sexual violence committed during wartime. Karama committed to convene activists and academics in the Middle East and North Africa region, conduct research on the multiple areas of impact war has on women, and provide training for government representatives, policymakers, and civil society on strategic advocacy and implementation steps.

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Commitment

Capacity-Building for Women, Peace, and Security

Launched

2010

Est. Duration

4 Years

Estimated Total Value

$1,089,899

Region

Middle East & North Africa

Countries

EGYPT, IRAQ, JORDAN, LEBANON, Libya, Palestinian Territories, SOMALIA, SUDAN, Syria, TUNISIA

Commitment by

Karama

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Syrian Women Making Peace, The Arab Women's Fund, Libyan Women's Platform For Peace