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The International Board is responsible for the strategic leadership of PeaceWomen Across the Globe. It is composed of members from all over the world, as well as a Swiss committee.


Foundation for gender equality

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted by the United Nations in 1979, forms the basis for the legal and actual equality of women and men. By adopting the Convention, states undertake to take measures to put an end to discrimination against women in all its forms. Together with civil society partners, we work for its implementation in Switzerland.

Agenda 2030

With peace and justice to sustainable development

We are a member of the civil society platform Agenda 2030, which monitors Switzerland's implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Our particular focus lies on Sustainable Development Goals 5 on gender equality and 16 on peaceful and inclusive societies.

"Not much to celebrate"


Interview with our director Flurina Derungs on 25 years of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action on women's rights and gender equality and 20 years of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 "Women, Peace and Security" (2020).


Taking a stand for feminist peace

We take a public stand on peace-related events and issues, together with like-minded organisations or in solidarity with members of our global network Feminists Connecting for Peace. We also participate in consultations. Our feminist understanding of peace and the focus on women’s and human rights are central to this political work.