This page provides links of interest to individuals interested in learning more about Jane Addams, Women's Peace History, and the UNSCR 1325. If you would like to inform us of a web site that we have failed to include, please email our web manager.

To learn about scholarly resources relating to Jane Addams see our Jane Addams Scholarship page. For a more extensive list of both primary and secondary resources relating to the history of women and peace, click here. Also, Women for Peace by Sanderson Beck contains a an extensive discussion, with resources, about women and peace in history.


United Nations

The official site of the United Nations, in six languages, including English. It provides links and information on the role of the UN in Peace and Security, Human Rights, Development, Humanitarian Affairs and International Law. It is a portal to several UN bodies and specialized agencies and it provides information on partnership between the UN and non-government entities.

A website displaying data collected and reporting progress on the implementation of UNSCR 1325, including fund allocation and projected goals and indicators.

Those seeking specific information or resources relating the topics under consideration in this web site are encouraged to check out these links. Also, be sure to visit our Advancing Women as Peacemakers page!




Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - International

The main site of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, with information on WILPF's work, statements, national sections, publications and ways to get involved.

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - U.S. Section

The official site of the U.S. Section of WILPF, with links and articles on WILPF's Committees and Projects, including Women and Water Rights, Disarmament, Building the Beloved Community, Cuba, the Middle East and others. Links to the Jane Addams Peace Association and WILPF's Blog.

Peace Women project of the WILPF

Monitors the implementation of UNSC 1325, providing links to resources, initiatives and organizations working toward the same goal. It was created and is maintained by the WILPF.

UN Security Council

Everything you need to know about the UN Security Council, including members, functions, structure, programs, resolutions, annual reports, and much more. It includes a gallery of photos and a link to the UN webcast.


he women's fund at the United Nations, created in 1976 by UN General Assembly resolution 31/133 following a call from women's organizations attending the 1975 UN First World Conference on Women in Mexico City. It is dedicated to advancing women’s rights and achieving gender equality. It provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and strategies that foster women's empowerment.

Women, War, Peace

This is a portal created by UNIFEM to increase accessibility of information on women, peace and security, with links to UN, NGO, media and academic sources.


UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights Gender Unit

The Women’s Human Rights and Gender Unit (WRGU) aims at developing a gender sensitive administration of justice globally. It was established in 2006 and its work flows from the special role that the High Commissioner for Human Rights can play in legal standard setting with respect to the gender inequalities that exist in accessing justice.

Women PeaceMakers Program of IFOR

Launched in 1997 after 5 years of consultations, the IFOR Women Peacemakers Progam integrates a gender perspective in peacework, while recognizing the multiple roles of women in conflict and peacebuilding. The website offers a good list of resources as well as stories and information about the implementation of UNSCR 1325.

Peace By Peace (peace x peace)

Peace X Peace is a global network of women with women-focused e-media, fresh analysis, and from-the-frontlines perspectives. They engage, connect, and amplify women's voices as the most direct and powerful ways to create cultures of peace around the world.
Jane Addams Peace Association The educational affiliate of the WILPF, the Jane Addams Peace Association was founded in 1948 "to foster a better understanding between the people of the world toward the end that wars may be avoided and a more lasting peace enjoyed."
Reaching Critical Will Another WILPF project, it provides information on intergovernmental and UN efforts toward nuclear disarmament, with the purpose of facilitating NGO interaction with governments and the UN and NGO involvement in nuclear disarmament activities.

Defend International Women's Portal

DEFEND INTERNATIONAL (Dl) is an independent, voluntary, non governmental organ. Their mission is to bring an end to grave violations of human rights and of International Humanitarian Law and to achieve justice by struggling against the impunity of violators. Their women's portal is especially dedicated to UNSC Resolutions on gender and armed conflicts.

UN WomenWatch


ICRC Women and War






Women Waging Peace (Hunt Alternatives)

The Women Waging Peace Network, brings together women peacemakers from conflict regions around the world. As part of The Institute for Inclusive Security, the project advocates for the full participation of all stakeholders, especially women, in peace processes.
Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government This program focuses on research, teaching and policy relevance for improving gender equality in negotiation, conflict resolution and peace building, among other areas of interest. It publishes the journal Gender and Negotiation and provides fellowships, awards and other resources for students and scholars interested in gender issues in peace building.
The Initiative for Inclusive Security Created as part of the Hunt Alternatives Fund it focuses on research and documentation on women’s role in peace processes and provides partnership, training and networking for women peacemakers.
UN-INSTRAW UN-INSTRAW is the leading United Nations Institute devoted to research, training and knowledge management in partnership with governments, the United Nations System, civil society and academia to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Boston Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights

The Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights works to integrate the study of gender and of women into work on human rights, security, and armed conflict.
Feminist Peace Network  

Cynthia Cockburn's website


Women for Women International


Sister site to Siyanda


Women Who Won the Nobel Peace Prize


The Commonwealth Site's gender section


WomanStats Project

A compilation of qualitative and quantitative information on the status of women around the world, WomanStats has the purpose of facilitating the understanding of the relation between women’s status and state security.

OCHA and gender equality