What Was The Reality of The Syrian Women’s Advisory Board?

Posted on: February 25, 2019, by :

The Women’s Advisory Board to the UN Special Envoy to Syria was heralded as an innoivative means to include the women’s agenda in the Syrian peace process?

Activist, co-founder of the Syrian Women’s Forum for Peace, and former member of the Women’s Advisory Board Mouna Ghanem has written of her experience in Independent newspaper. Mouna writes about her disappointment with Women’s Advisory Board, how it was prevented from building a constituency among Syrian women, and the need to learn the lessons if the international community is serious about increasing women’s participation in peace processes.

Read Mouna’s article here.