Five Pillars

The Institute focuses on five core programme areas to achieve its aim of facilitating the actualization of the aspirations of the resolutions. The areas are:

  • Women’s participation in peace negotiations and preventive diplomacy in Africa;
  • Increasing women’s leadership role in security institutions and participation in peacekeeping activities;
  • African women’s leadership in responding to gender-based violence in conflict;
  • Policy and academic research on gender, peace and security; and
  • Documentation of women’s role and contributions to peace processes in Africa.