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Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace urges all parties to act responsibly to ensure an inclusive political agreement

Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (LWPP), a leading Libyan women’s NGO, has expressed its firm conviction that the UN led Political Dialogue headed by Bernardino Leon, has reached an important stage towards achieving national consensus.

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Assessing Community Safety in the Governorate of Jenin

In order to implement an effective security strategy plan in the Governorate of Jenin, it is necessary for security providers be able to identify the reasons for insecurity and lack of community safety. As a result, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of the Armed Forces (DCAF), in collaboration …

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The dangers facing female migrants in Libya

In a report titled Libya Is Full of Cruelty, the rights group Amnesty International details the conditions for women in the war-torn North African country. Amnesty says they are constantly subjected to the added danger of sexual violence. Traffickers sexually abuse female migrants as they make their desperate and treacherous journey towards Europe.

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Women have ‘very important role’ in Libyan peace process, says UN envoy

Libyan women have a crucial role to play in resolving the crisis in their country, a senior United Nations official said in an address to 250 Libyan women gathered in Tripoli, at a dialogue aimed at including women from all walks of life in the political process.

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Gender and State Building in Libya: Towards a Politics of Inclusion

The Libyan Revolution marks a watershed moment in Libyan history and more specifically in the history of women’s participation in the public space. Women were at the forefront of the demonstrations as protestors, medical workers, and aid providers, as well as organizing behind-the-scenes and in the diaspora calling for political …

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