by Directorate of Gender, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development in Kampala .
Written in English
|Contributions||Uganda. Directorate of Gender.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1240.5.U33 U423 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 82 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||82|
|LC Control Number||99894127|
The Handbook for National Action Plans on Violence against Women brings together current knowledge on effective policy for the prevention of, and response to, violence against women, and concretely demonstrates how States have developed and implemented such policy in their own contexts. meeting on good practices in national action plans on violence against women. The meeting was convened by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality . As of December , WILPF analysis shows that 83 UN Member States (43% of all UN Member States) have UNSCR National Action Plans (NAPs). Several NAPs have been announced over the course of Norway launched its NAP in January In February , Armenia announced that it has finalised its first NAP, and in April , Namibia announced its new NAP. The goal of the United States National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security is as simple as it is profound: to empower half the world’s population as equal partners in preventing conflict and building peace in countries threatened and affected by war, violence, and insecurity. Achieving this goal is critical to our national and global security.
• National action plans must include a plan of action for nominating more women to mediation positions and increasing women's participation in peace negotiations. • National action plans must include actions aimed at encouraging female recruitment into the military across all units and into high-ranking positions. National Action Plan: United States of America In previous years, the US developed a National Action Plan (NAP) for the implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution and the WPS agenda with the first NAP adopted in December and the second NAP adopted in June for the periods of and , respectively. The Handbook for national action plans on violence against women is a result of that meeting. The Handbook presents a model framework for national action plans on violence against women, which sets out detailed recommendations, accompanied by explanatory commentaries and good practice examples. The U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security embodies and sets forth the United States’ commitment to ensuring that women around the world play an equal role in promoting peace and achieving just and enduring security.
The global Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda aims to fulfil women’s human rights and achieve gender equality whilst building more . The U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security was adopted when President Barack Obama signed an executive order (Executive Order ) on Decem , 11 years after the United Nations Security Council adopted United Nations Security Council Resolution on women, peace, and security. It specified initiatives and activities that will empower and enlist women and girls. Afghanistan has developed this National Action Plan. 2. INTRODUCTION The Afghanistan’s National Action Plan (NAP) on UNSCR women, peace and security is developed to address the challenges women faced in the aftermath of war and conflict in Afghanistan. Today, President Obama issued an executive order directing the implementation of the United States’ first-ever National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and plan was developed with collaboration across the U.S. government, and with the help of NGOs and civil society groups that support women and girls every day.