Right to Play

In March, IWRP concluded its partnership with Right to Play, advising them on their organization wide gender equality policy, strategy, and action plan, their sexual harassment policy, and incorporating gender into play based learning. As part of the field mission, IWRP spent a week working with the Right to Play team in Tanzania in December […]

Queen’s Young Leaders Award Programme Fellowship awarded to IWRP’s Ishita Aggarwal

We are thrilled to announce that IWRP Research Associate Ishita Aggarwal has just been awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Award Programme Fellowship. We are very proud of her! —- Ishita has been with IWRP for 3 years now. She has also been an Access and Equity Student Blogger at U of T Student Life Blog, Founding Member […]

Vancouver Women’s Forum on Peace and Security on the Korean Peninsula

On January 16, 2018, as Foreign Ministers from twenty nations gathered in Vancouver to discuss security and stability on the Korean Peninsula, an international delegation of sixteen women representing feminist peace movements from Asia, Europe and North America convened in Vancouver. Our objective was to urge the Foreign Ministers to prepare the table for a […]

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 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.  http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/2017-6-november-december/feature/ugandan-women-didnt-cause-climate-change-theyre-adapting-it