Gender Equality’s Link To Peace Should Be Central To Post-2015 MDG Framework

The Guardian: Gender equality and peace are linked — the post-2015 agenda should reflect it
Hannah Wright, gender, peace and security adviser at Saferworld

“…As the debate on what to replace the MDGs with after 2015 gathers pace, there are continued calls for gender equality to be central to the framework. Gender and peace are closely linked: peace is vital to promote gender equality, while gender inequality can also undermine peace and drive conflict and violence. This is one of the key messages in a new briefing, ‘Gender, violence and peace: a post-2015 development agenda,’ published by Conciliation Resources and Saferworld…” (3/3).