National Action Plan for UN Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

The Canadian government has finally released the new National Action Plan (CNAP) for the UN Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security for 2017-2022. The Women Peace and Security Network (WPSN-C) has been a leader on both advocacy and input to the CNAP. IWRP is proud to be a member of this feminist coalition. Information on […]

Sierra Club piece on IWRP’s Constance Okellet

Constance Okellet, Osokuru Women’s Network in Uganda, has been featured in this article by the Sierra Club on the work that women are doing to adapt to climate change. IWRP continues to work with Constance and are very pleased with the recognition of her work! http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/2017-6-november-december/feature/ugandan-women-didnt-cause-climate-change-theyre-adapting-it

Gender Equality for Play Based Learning

IWRP has been retained by Right to Play in Canada to work with them to ensure that their international and Canadian programs include gender equality in all of their operations and programming. ___ hot link RTP – http://www.righttoplay.ca/Pages/default.aspx

Former IWRP Women Peace & Security Program Director awarded Trudeau Foundation scholarship

Congratulations to Emma Swan!  Former IWRP Director of our Women Peace and Security Program, Emma has been pursuing her PhD at the University of Ottawa in International Development and Global Studies. She has just been awarded the prestigious Trudeau Foundation Scholarship! Emma will be conducting her research in Palestine over the next year exploring why […]

Climate Wise Women

Uganda, March 2017 – Constance Okollet of the Osokuru Women’s Network (OWN) is a member of Climate Wise Women [http://climatewisewomen.org/], here with Margaret Tuhumwire, Environmental Women for Action in Development (EWAD). These two organizations work on issues of sustainable development, climate change and women’s economic empowerment in rural Uganda. IWRP has been working for a […]