National Action Plan on Resolution 1325

October 31, 2012 is the 12th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. This resolution represented the first time issues such as rape & gender violence in conflict were considered as security issues rather than just as gender issues. TAKE ACTION TO ENCOURAGE YOUR GOVERNMENT TO IMPLEMENT RESOLUTION 1325. 

Take Action Now

Send a letter or email to your Head of State asking your country to develop and implement a National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security!

Here's how!

Step One:

Find out if your country has released a National Action Plan on Resolution 1325. 

For a list accessible to those using screen readers click here.

Step Two:

If your country is on the list:

Great first step! This means your country has made a commitment to include gender issues such as rape and gender violence in their security agenda. Check out the Peace Women website for more information about your country’s action plan and how well it is being implemented. http://www.peacewomen.org/naps/

Write to your Head of State to encourage them to ensure that their National Action Plan is being effectively implemented and to address any issues that may be undermining the implementation. Use the following letter or email template.

Include web@stoprapeinconflict.org in the CC (carbon copy) of your email so that we know you took action!

Feel free to personalize the letter or send it in your own language!

Click here for a contact list of Heads of State around the world.

For ideas on what to write in your letter click here to download our sample letter asking your Head of State to support the effective implemention of your National Action Plan!

If your country is NOT on the list:

Tell your Head of State you want your country to make a commitment to women, peace and security and implement a National Action Plan.

Write to your Head of State to encourage them to support the development of a Natoinal Action Plan for your country. Use the following letter or email template.

Include web@stoprapeinconflict.org in the CC (carbon copy) of your email so that we know you took action!

Feel free to personalize the letter or send it in your own language!

Click here for a contact list of Heads of State around the world.

For ideas on what to write in your letter click here to download our sample letter asking your Head of State to support the development of a National Action Plan!

 

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