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A new European perspective for the Western Balkans or more of the same? (2018)

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While the EU reaffirms its commitment to the enlargement process in the Western Balkans, we find that some critical issues are being left behind. The EU must support gender equality and civil society. Read our analysis and recommendations!

 

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Suffocating the Movement – Shrinking space for women’s rights (2018)

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The report shows how nationalism, extremism and traditional values make up a poison cocktail that shrinks the ability to work for women’s rights. Civil society and women human rights defenders are under severe pressure.

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Mind the GAP, an independent evaluation of the implementation of the EU gender action plan II in Western Balkan countries

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In fall 2017, Kvinna till Kvinna, the Kosovo Women’s Network, and other partner organisations decided to evaluate the implementation of the EU’s Gender Action Plan II in external relations (GAP II), in the Western Balkan countries.

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“DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE MY STRENGTH!” – From war to sustainable peace: a solidarity dialogue between Bosnian and Ukrainian women activists 7–9 June 2016 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2016)

“DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE MY STRENGTH!” – From war to sustainable peace: a solidarity dialogue between Bosnian and Ukrainian women activists 7–9 June 2016 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The report is authored by Kvinna till Kvinna and WILPF and is based on an exchange between women activists from Ukraine and from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The discussions focus on peacebuilding, justice and gender-based violence.

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Violations against women in Syria and the disproportionate impact of the conflict on them (2016)

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Report by Syrian civil society organisations and WILPF, with support from Kvinna till Kvinna, for the universal periodic review of the Syrian state – highlighting its responsibility towards women, the violation it has committed against them and the way the conflict impacts them disproportionately.

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Young Women's Peace Charter (2015)

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Young Women’s Peace Academy, training programme, run by Kvinna till Kvinna gathered 140 participants from the Balkans, the South Caucasus and Sweden. The activists produced this peace charter with recommendations to the international community as well as national governments.

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#Femdefenders – Young women who tear down barriers (2015)

#Femdefenders – Young Women Who Tear Down Barriers

Young women human rights activists face a lot of resistance when fighting for peace and women’s rights. Were do they find the strength to carry on? This study examines the situation for young women activists from the Balkans, the South Caucasus and Sweden who participated

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Gender Audit of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Region (2015)

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In 2013 the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework (PSCF) for the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Region was signed. This gender audit, conducted by Kvinna till Kvinna together with International Alert, investigates gender perspectives of the agreement and women’s roles in the drafting process.

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"Peacebuilding defines our future now" (2015)

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The first ever report that describes the peacebuilding work carried out by women organisations and individual women activists inside Syria, in the midst of the ongoing conflict(s). Authored by the Syrian Badael Foundation in cooperation with Kvinna till Kvinna.

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Femdefenders: The hatred against women human rights defenders – online and offline (2014)

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All over the world, women human rights defenders – femdefenders – are subjected to hate and threats. This study, takes a closer look at how widespread these attacks are, and tell the personal stories of femdefenders from Sweden, Armenia, Albania, DR Congo and Iraqi Kurdistan.

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