1325 Action Plan Promises Peace: but can the U.S. Deliver?

READ WILP’S STATEMENT: On the U.S. National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security here (webpage) or here (pdf).

Download WILPF’s Fact Sheet: On UN SCR1325, the U.S. NAP and WILPF’s Civil Society Consultations here (pdf).

Is it possible for the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security to make a substantive difference in the lives of women around the world, including women living in the US, when over $700 billion of our federal tax dollars are consumed by the military budget and armed interventions annually?
Can the transformative potential of the Women, Peace and Security agenda be fully realized when ‘peace and security’ continue to be understood and acted upon through a framework of militarized security, as opposed to a human security or human rights approach?

Read more about WILPF U.S.'s work on Women, Peace and Security here.

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