Platform Vrouwen en Duurzame Vrede


Name of organization/institution

Platform Vrouwen en Duurzame Vrede

Website URL

Organization details

Civil Society Organization

Description of your organization/institution

- independent and autonomous women's volunteer association. - network of women (organisations) working for Women's Peace safety under the motto sustainable peace can only be achieved if women are actively involved in the solutions, consequences and prevention of violent conflicts. - The Women's Peace Platform is a centre for the exchange of knowledge and experience, a coordination point for the representation of interests and a lobbying tool for and by the women concerned. The member organisations work on the basis of equality and mutual trust. LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND

Description of your main WPS related activities

WOMEN - Women's rights are human rights; Conventions Istanbul, Beijing, CSW, CEDAW, Millennium goals VR UN Resolution 1325 NAP IV; Women in Defence; Peace security Awareness raising and lobbying climate goals, (Geo)political developments BuZa, Mediation, Training, Peace education, Peace missions SECURITY - safety Safe spaces, Violence against women / domestic violence, Exchange of information and experience, How to find your way in the Netherlands, Integration Act 2022, Trauma treatment, Education, Right to assembly.

Strategic outcome

1. Participation - More women hold leadership positions, and women participate equally and meaningfully in decision-making processes at every level in the interests of peace and security, including conflict prevention and resolution, peacebuilding, protec, 2. Prevention - Conflict prevention and the prevention of violent extremism, including of related violence against women and girls, is based on the human rights approach and starts from the principle of human security. Prevention policy and its implementa, 3. Protection - Women and girls, as well as men and boys, in and from conflict situations, are protected against all forms of conflict-related violence, including sexual and gender-based violence. Their rights are safeguarded and enforceable, 4. Relief, reconstruction and recovery - Meet the needs and contribute to the empowerment of women and girls

Sub-outcome 1

1.1 Enhanced enabling conditions for equal and meaningful participation of women and girls, 1.2 Support for meaningful participation women- and diaspora organisations, human rights defenders and peace builders who work on women’s rights and gender equality , 1.3 Peace processes and peace declarations are inclusive and bottom up

Sub-outcome 2

2.1 Local, multi-dimensional peaceful conflict prevention is given priority , 2.2 Countering radicalisation, violent extremism and terrorism policies respect operational space of women’s organisations, human rights defenders and peace builders

Sub-outcome 3

3.1 Women and girls have access to security and justice systems, 3.2 Impunity for violent offences against women and girls combatted, 3.4 Gender sensitive, -responsive, -transformative asylum policy

Sub-outcome 4

4.1 Improved physical, mental, psycho-social health of women and girls, 4.2 Improved socio-economic position women and girls, 4.3 Humanitarian response is conflict- and gender -networks sensitive and - responsive; main role for local women’s organisations and

What type of investments will you make to contribute to the selected outcome(s)?

Advocacy, Progammitic


The main focus nationally will be on the empowerment and participation of migrant, refugee and diaspora women in relation to the VVV agenda in the Netherlands


Netherlands and countries of member organisations

What is the time frame for your pledged outcome(s) and investment(s)

5 years - 2025