Gender Equality

  • To promote equality of women and men in a facet of our programming and intervention with emphasis to empower women and girls for sustainable peace.

Strategic Targets
  • End all forms of discrimination against women and girls to influence policies, procedures, and best practices for the promotion and achievement of gender equality, gender justice, and fundamental human rights across GPD focal states.
  • Ensure that the role of women and girls are recognized as peace builders and agent of change in the society.
  • Work with male champions to foster equality between men and women through systems and structure engagement and strengthening.
  • Ensure women full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic, and public life Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation to facilitate the implementation of i.e State Action Plan (SAP), Local Action Plan (LAP) at the local and state level respectively.
  • Enhance the use of information and communication to promote the empowerment of women in civil society participation.
  • Support women’s participation in peace negotiations and in post-conflict reconstruction towards ameliorating security situation and sustaining peace within communities.
  • Organize institutions to support women, peace and security agenda, which focus on advancing the components of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325.