IWRP Director appointed to OHCHR fact-finding mission in Belarus

The IWRP is proud to announce the appointment of Director Susan Bazilli as a high-level expert to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for a fact finding mission on alleged human rights violations in Belarus.https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=27105&LangID=E

Canadian Women Peace and Security Network

Susan Bazilli is honoured to announce that, as of May 2020, she will be serving as a Steering Committee member for the Canadian Women Peace and Security Network. The WPSN is a network of over 70 Canadian non-governmental organizations and individuals committed to: 1) Promoting and monitoring the efforts of the Government of Canada to implement […]

Covid-19 and gender inequality

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a very different impact on women. A feminist analysis reveals the stark gender inequalities. The IWRP has compiled an initial list of resources on gender and COVID-19 developed by women around the world for advocacy and information. You can find it here. PDF: http://iwrp.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IWRP-COVID-19-and-Gender-Resources_References-1.pdf

Leveraging the Interlinkages: Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and the SDGs

IWRP is a member of the British Columbia Council for International Cooperation. This new report offers a selection of case studies that showcase the work that BCCIC members are doing in the field of gender equality and women’s empowerment. We have featured the work of our partners Climate Wise Women and the Osokuru Women’s Network […]

New applied research project launches

We are very excited to announce our new applied research project on the intersection between climate change, environmental justice, male violence against women, militarism, and patriarchy through a feminist women, peace and security lens. Under the leadership of renowned feminist international legal scholar and author, Shelley Wright, and with the support of our fabulous new […]