In 2017, WILPF International, Amnesty International UK (AI UK) and the Syrian CSO Women Now for Development (WND) held consultations with Syrian women human rights defenders, gender equality advocates and civil society organisations to reflect and strategise on how best to use the UK NAP to translate the UK government’s WPS commitments into tangibly positive impacts for all women and girls inside Syria, as well as those seeking refuge abroad. As a result of these consultations, WILPF, AI UK and WND frame recommendations on each of the four WPS pillars with the aim of safeguarding and advancing women’s human rights.
The Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS) Network:
As a member of the GAPS Network, WILPF’s section in the UK was involved in the development of the NAP. The NAP also lists the GAPS Network, as one of the key implementing partners.