The WPS Coalition aims to increase public understanding of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda and it’s relevance to the work and lives of diverse stakeholders, including the women and girls who are affected by decisions made about the Agenda and its implementation. The Coalition also believes in the importance of collective action and providing opportunities for our members, supporters and the public to get involved in our work. This page includes blog articles from the Coalition and our members, links to resources and opportunities to engage with the Coalition, either through formally joining the Coalition as member, supporting our future campaigns or joining online consultations to provide feedback on our work.

Blog Articles

Our national need of a turning point

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...

Remembering the justice in Women, Peace and Security

  Article by Susan Hutchinson.  Justice has been a prevalent aspect of every WPS resolution passed by the United Nations Security Council. The resolutions are grounded in the architecture of women’s rights and international justice. The relevance of a gender...

The role of the WPS agenda in countering violent extremism

  Original article by Dr Laura J. Shepherd on 8 March for The Strategist As today marks International Women’s Day, it’s timely to reflect on the Australian government’s commitments and priorities in implementing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda’s...




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