WPSAC 8 Days of Activism on Women, Peace and Security

International Women’s Day is celebrated across the world every year on 8 March. Each year, to mark International Women’s Day, the Women, Peace and Security Academic Collective (WPSAC) coordinates 8 Days of Activism on Women, Peace and Security. The 8 days campaign begins on 1 March and every day for 8 days features the release of a blog-post written by a leading scholar in the field of women, peace and security issues.

2014

Looking Back and Looking Forward: An Overview of Australia’s Activity on ‘Women, Peace and Security’ in 2013 – Caitlin Hamilton, University of New South Wales

Climate Change and Adaptation in the Pacific Islands: Watering Down Women’s Security? –  Nicole George, University of Queensland

2014 – The Year of Women, Peace and Security for ASEAN – Sara Davies, Kimberly Nackers and Sarah Teitt, Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect

The Sisters are Doing it For Themselves: All-Female Formed Police Units in UN Peacekeeping – Lesley Pruitt, University of Melbourne

 Forging New Paths for Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court? – Louise Chappell and Rosemary Grey, University of New South Wales

Unlucky for some? Year 13 of the ‘Women, Peace and Security’ Agenda – Laura Shepherd, University of New South Wales

Syrian Women: Present in the War, Absent in the Peace? – Jasmine-Kim Westendorf, La Trobe University

Will Australia Stand up for the Rights of Women and Girls in Afghanistan in 2014? – Jacqui True, Monash University

 

2013

Why Should Localising the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Australia be a National Priority? – Michelle Dunn, University of Queensland

‘If you’re not at the [peace] table, then you’re on the menu, to be eaten alive!’ – Laura J.  Shepherd and Jacqui True, University of New South Wales and Monash University

Less than 10%: The Failed Promise of UNSCR 1325 to Increase Women’s Representation in Peace Talks – Anu Mundkur, Flinders University

All Eyes on Sexual Violence: Surveillance to Inform and Act – Sara Davies, Human Protection Hub

How the Law is Increasing Safety and Security for Muslim Women in Indonesia – Jayne Curnow, University of Adelaide

A Picture And A Thousand Words: Holding Governments Accountable for Violence Against Women – Swati Parashar, Monash University

A Girl’s Place is On the Agenda – Lesley Pruitt, University of Melbourne

International Criminal Court’s case against Simone Ghabgbo: What it tells us about gender stereotypes in international law – Rosemary Grey and Louise Chappell, University of New South Wales

Supporting the Women Peace and Security Agenda in the Pacific Islands: Participation in the Spotlight – Nicole George, University of Queensland

Australia and Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa – Sara Meger, University of Melbourne