SCRAP Weapons wants to highlight the achievements of Feminist Leadership in Disarmament,  while looking towards the future and seeing how we can continue to highlight the importance of women in disarmament, with a specific focus on women in the Global South and the work that they have been selflessly doing for decades.

Speakers:

Folade Mutota- WINAD

Rebecca Johnson- Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy

Charlene Roopnarine- Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trinidad & Tobago

Christine Hn- Women Cross DMZ

Ray Acheson- WILPF

 

Moderator:

Nancy Ehrenberg-Peters- SCRAP Weapons

Jannis Kappelmann- SCRAP Weapons

Speakers:

Maritza Chan- Deputy Permanent Representative of Costa Rica

Alicia Sanders Zakre- ICAN

 

Moderators:

Marla Zgheib- SCRAP Weapons

Jannis Kappelmann- SCRAP Weapons

Speakers:

Anuradha Damale- VERTIC WCAPS UK

Kjølv Egeland- Science Po

 

 

Moderator:

Ana Mafalda Guimarães- SCRAP Weapons

India Achilles- SCRAP Weapons

Speakers:

Sarah Nyanth- Gender Empowerment for South Sudan

Gioconda Belli- Author and Political Activist

Najat Abubakr- National Women Movement, Sudan

Shirine Jurdi- GPPAC, MENA

 

Moderators:

Reem Abbas- SCRAP Weapons

Vanessa Hanson- SCRAP Weapons

Speakers:

Dr Meenakshi Gopinath- WISCOMP

Armella Ndongo- WILPF Cameroon

Suhair Mahdi Muhi Eldin- MAMAN

Kayla McGill- WIIS

 

Moderator:

Nancy Ehrenberg-Peters- SCRAP Weapons

Ev-Nour Repussard- SCRAP Weapons

Speakers:

Pamela Velásquez- SEHLAC

Mélanie Régimbal- UNILREC

Daisy Tourné- Parliamentary Forum of SALW

 

Moderators:

Marla Zgheib- SCRAP Weapons

Juan Garcia-Nieto Tiana- SCRAP Weapons

Opinion

Dismantling Patriarchal Structures in Disarmament and Security

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For decades, women have fought the hierarchy that characterizes patriarchy, which is maintained by obedient norms and structures. While obedience has been challenged in more or less overt ways, resistance to the patriarchal structure of society has been underway for a long time.

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