Image of peace cranes

Women, Peace and Security: Rethinking Policy, Advocacy and Implementation




Building on civil society energies, wisdom, and experience… The NAP should be useful, it should be durable, it should make a difference you feel on your skin’

Statement by Secretary Teresita Quintos Deles of the Philippines during the High-Level Review on the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, 2015.

In 2000, the UN Security Council made an important commitment to women’s rights in the context of peace and security with the passage of UNSCR 1325. One of the ways in which state governments have begun the implementation of this and other resolutions adopted under the title of ‘Women and peace and security’ is through the development of National Action Plans (NAPs).

Funded by the Australian Research Council (DP160100212), this project examines the translation of the Women, Peace and Security agenda into national and local contexts. At present, the project is in the process of collecting and analysing data, but in order to expedite release of the translated NAPs, for the benefit of other research, the NAPs that have been collected and/or translated so far are available to download in the list presented below. The country profiles below are sourced from Wikipedia.

Feedback and questions about the research are welcome. Please direct queries by email to the project’s Chief Investigator, Professor Laura J. Shepherd (