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PWAG Statement on the Massacre of Rohingya People

14.09.2017, International

The International Board of PeaceWomen Across the Globe (PWAG) has gathered for its Annual Meeting from 10-13 Sept 2017.On this occasion the International Board condemns unequivocally the actions of the Myanmar security forces and local militia for systematically killing the Rohingya people. Read the Statement here. more...

Current Newsletter

21.06.2017, Schweiz

At the end of last year, one of the most violent and protracted conflicts in the world came to an end, with a far-reaching peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla movement. Women were substantially involved in the preparation of the Peace Treaty. more...

The Swiss Parliament takes a stand against violence against women

31.05.2017, Switzerland

Switzerland ratifies the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. more...

Congratulations!

16.05.2017, kamla Bhasin

We are very happy to inform you that our co-president Kamla Bhasin recently received two different awards for her tireless efforts in promoting gender equality and feminist solidarity, and her decades of contribution towards building, peace, and human rights in the South Asia region. more...

Annual Report 2016

01.05.2017, New Publication

Read online or download PWAG's Annual Letter and Financial Statement 2016. more...

Senator Leila de Lima arrested

09.03.2017, Update

Philippines Senator Leila de Lima, our PeaceWoman of the Month in October 2016, was arrested on drug trafficking charges. more...

Internationaler Frauentag - 8. März 2017

08.03.2017, Neues Aktionsbündnis WE CAN'T KEEP QUIET

Heute ist der Internationale Frauentag – Errungenschaften sind bedroht und es bleibt nach wie vor viel zu tun! more...

Congratulations!

26.01.2017, PeaceWoman Aleta Baun

PeaceWoman Aleta Baun receives Yap Thiam Hien Award more...

Award for Elisabeth Decrey Warner

11.10.2016, PeaceWoman and PWAG boardmember was honoured with the Prix de la Fondation pour Genève

For her commitment to peace and justice, Elisabeth Decrey Warner was honored with the Prix de la Fondation pour Genève. Congratulations! more...

Newsletter 2/2016

29.08.2016, PeaceTables Special

Our current newsletter 2/2016 is online more...

2015 Annual Report

31.05.2016, Bern

Our 2015 annual report is now available online or can be ordered at the PWAG office. more...

UN wants to stop sex offenders in peace missions

17.03.2016, Article by Andreas Zumach

PWAG welcomes the decision of the UN Security Council to severely combat sexual violence by members of peacekeeping missions. Swiss Journalist Andreas Zumach, however, explains, why the new Resolution 2272 is not enough. more...

One Billion Rising

14.02.2016, Campaign

One Billion Rising 2016 will take place this weekend! more...

Great demand for Peace Tables

27.01.2016, Newsletter 01/2016

Last fall, PWAG organized ten Women's Peace Tables in ten countries. The aim of the tables is that women should be able to submit their demands on an equal footing with men in peace processes and conflict situations. more...

Wishes from Paris

16.12.2015, Text by PeaceWoman Zarina Khan

What to say when every possible comment seems dull and inappropriate? One month after the attack at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, PeaceWoman Zarina Khan shares her thoughts. They are worth reading. more...

Refugee women need protection

23.11.2015, Germany

The "Nobel Women's Initiative" - a group of 6 Nobel Peace Prize winners - travelled the refugees' Balkan route to Germany. Read the article written by PWAG coordinator Ute Scheub on our blog (in german). more...

We still have a long way to go

10.11.2015, Article on jubilee event

The event “10 years – 1,000 women – 1 million stories” in Bern was the prelude to the two-day jubilee celebrations. For the population of Bern it was an opportunity to meet and discuss with international peace activists. more...

The Taliban will not return to power

29.10.2015, Interview with Sima Samar, Afghanistan

"In the last 15 years, the Afghans have experienced liberty. We enjoy, for example, a freedom of speech that we didn't have before.The young people who have received an education and take advantage of their freedoms do not support the Taliban. Neither do the women who have achieved so much in the last 15 years.They will not give up their freedom." more...

Women to the peace tables!

15.10.2015, Women.Seriously

Around the 15th of October our coordinators organized peace tables in ten different countries: Indonesia, Nicaragua, Brazil, Mali, Kenya, Sudan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand and Palestine. more...

"Talk about solutions!"

28.07.2015, Interview

In May 2015, Justine Mbabazi from Rwanda participated in the National Dialogue Forum on Women’s Participation in Egypt. Caroline Honegger, PWAG communications manager, interviewed the gender expert and human rights activist right after the event in Alexandria. more...

Together for Women's Rights

28.05.2015, Alexandria

From 13 to 15 May 2015, Peace Women Across the Globe organized a national dialogue forum on women’s political participation in Alexandria. Find the report on our website now. more...

Political Influence for Egypt’s Women

07.05.2015, National Dialogue Forum in Alexandria, 13 – 15 May 2015

From 13 to 15 May 2015, we are organizing a national dialogue forum on women’s political participation in Alexandria. The three-day event is a first in Egypt: for the first time representatives of the government will work together with the civil society to elaborate a national strategy. more...

Expression of Solidarity

14.04.2015, Nigeria

The #BringBackOurGirls campaign is one year old and still 219 of the abducted girls are missing. The search for these girls must go on. more...

Media Conference: National Dialogue Forum on Women's Political Participation

04.03.2015, Cairo

The Media Conference to announce the National Dialogue Forum on Women's Participation in Egypt was held last Wednesday in Cairo. There were over 25 different media represented. The forum will take place from 13 to 16 May 2015 in the Biblioteca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt. more...

OBR 2015

18.02.2015, Switzerland

Following the call for justice, this year’s campaign on February 14 demanded change: Photographs and information on the events in our worldwide network are now online. more...

OBR 2015

06.02.2015, Switzerland

Following the call for justice on the 14th of February 2014, this year’s campaign demands change. OBR 2015 calls for a revolution! Once again, on Valentine’s Day, events will be held all over the world demanding an end to violence against women. more...

«If women had a chance, things would be much better»

06.01.2015, Marsa Matruh, Egypt

Last November, PWAG organised a regional Dialog Forum in Marsa Matruh, Egypt. Find now on our Blog an interview with Soad Shalaby of Egypt’s National Council of Women. She talks about how difficult it is to alter mentalities. more...

Eritrean children don’t have dreams anymore

02.12.2014, Berne, Switzerland

This October, human rights activist and journalist Meron Estefanos spoke at our event “Trafficking of women in Sinai” in Berne. PWAG had the opportunity to talk to her. The interview can now be found on our Blog. more...

Peace Nobel Prize 2014 goes to Malala

10.10.2014, Oslo

The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 was awarded to seventeen year old education activist Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan. She shares the award with Kailash Satyarthi, who has been fighting against child labour in India for years and has managed to free ten thousands of children from this slavery. more...

PeaceWoman Hadayai Majeed receives award

06.10.2014, USA

PeaceWoman Hadayai Majeed from the United States of America was selected to be one of the 100 Influential Georgia Muslims in 2014. more...

Second regional Dialogue Forum in Egypt

25.09.2014, Egypt

From the 25th to the 27th of September the second regional Dialogue Forum, organized by PWAG, will be held in Egypt. This time the National Council for Women, with whome we work closely in Egypt, have made their premises in Tanta available for the Forum. We have invited about 30 people with key positions in the region of the Nile Delta. more...

Next Dialogue Forum – in the Nile Delta, in Egypt

08.09.2014, Tanta, Egypt

In two weeks our program manager Tanja Mirabile will travel to Cairo. During the first two days she will be busy making last preparations for the regional Dialogue Forum in Tanta. more...

Appeal for ceasefire in the Gaza conflict

31.07.2014, Gaza

PeaceWomen Across the Globe understands Human Security as a precondition for peace. The physical security, as well as the social and economic justice of the people affected by the Palestine-Israel conflict is severely threatened. more...

N-Peace Awards 2014

07.07.2014, Asia

The N-Peace Awards shine a light on women and men who demonstrate leadership in building peace and empowering their communities. This year four of our 1’000 PeaceWomen are involved. more...

Our annual report now online

30.06.2014, Berne, Switzerland

Read more about the organization, the projects and our network in the past year. more...

PeaceWoman Rose Marie Muraro passed away

21.06.2014, Río de Janeiro, Brazil

The author and pioneer of the feminist movement in Brazil passed away on the 21st of June 2014 at the age of 83 years in her home town Rio de Janeiro. more...

Women Seriously: Global Launch of Campaign

16.06.2014, London

Last Thursday, a new global campaign on women, peace and security has been launched by PeaceWoman Irene Santiago. more...

„Ich bin mehr als mein Trauma“

12.06.2014, London

Globaler Gipfel gegen sexualisierte Kriegsgewalt in London more...

Aktivistin aus Ägypten zu Besuch in der Schweiz

04.06.2014, Bern, Schweiz

Vom 4. bis am 12. Juni besucht uns Yasmine Arafa, Juristin und Projektkoordinatorin der PWAG-Dialogforen. Sie berichtet über die Hoffnungen und Herausforderungen der Frauen im heutigen Ägypten. more...

Organización feminista de paz celebra cese al fuego

19.05.2014, Bogotá, Colombia

La Ruta Pacífica de las Mujeres celebra el anuncio del cese al fuego de las guerrillas (Farc y el ELN) desde el día 20 al 28 de mayo para que el pueblo colombiano pueda disfrutar de unos comicios electorales en un ambiente de paz. more...

Retrospectiva Workshop: Trata de Personas con fines de Explotación Sexual

13.05.2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Los días 5 y 6 de mayo, nuestra coordinadora para Latinoamérica realizó un taller con una perspectiva de género sobre una problemática muy actual. more...