Yemeniettes: Women and Innovation in Conflict-Ridden Yemen

On November 8th, as part of the Geneva Peace Week, the Gender & Diversity Hub (G&D Hub) organised the screening of Yemeniettes. The documentary follows the journey of young Yemeni girls on their entrepreneurial journey to bring solar-powered lanterns to their country. Set against the backdrop of a country facing many challenges such as high […]

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Conflict’s Impact on Women and Men

Landmines, cluster munitions, and other explosive remnants of war (ERW) have an effect on individuals who come in contact with them – and a person’s gender, where they come from, and what they do, will also influence the way in which these hazards impact their lives. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) highlights some of the impacts (direct […]

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UNSCR 1325 and Women & Armed Conflict – Infographic

GMAP helps mine action organisations better implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security – which means increasing female participation in mine action and encourage and support stakeholders to record, measure, and report on women’s employment and participation. By doing this, GMAP is supporting the inclusion of females as active agents in conflict […]

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