Working collectively towards gender equality and sustainable peace
The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security (‘the Coalition’) is a non-partisan and independent coalition of civil society organisations, networks and individuals working to advance the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda in Australia, Asia and the Pacific region and globally.
The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women Peace and Security brings together activists, feminists, practitioners, humanitarian actors and those with first-hand experience working in the frontline on issues relating to women, peace and security. Coalition members have wide ranging expertise in gender and peace.
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In this blog, WPS Coalition member Jean Brown makes a strong case for recognising that reconciliation and Australia's relationship to its First Nations people is an integral part of the domestic peace and security agenda. If there was ever a demonstration of our need...
Originally recorded for presentation at the 2017 ACFID National Conference, this video features Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls, Executive Producer – Director femLINKpacific, discussing women, peace and security in the Pacific. Sharon outlines the work of femLINK, framed...
Getting Out of Our Silos: Leveraging the Women, Peace & Security Agenda to Transform Humanitarian Action
By Pip Henty and Beth Eggleston, Humanitarian Advisory Group. This is the first in a series of guest blog articles written by WPS Coalition members in the lead up to the Civil Society and Government Women, Peace and Security Policy Dialogue. If you'd like to...