Through its yearly awards, N-Peace aims to recognise the powerful stories of peace-builders and activists in the region who embody the WPS agenda. N-Peace presents up to 11 awards to grassroots activists, prominent campaigners, and up-and-coming young peace advocates. Former N-Peace awardees have gone on to report increased access to the decision-making arena and other partnerships.
To be eligible for an N-Peace Award, nominees:
- Must be residing in either the Philippines, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, or Pakistan at the time of being nominated.
- Must not have previously won a N-Peace Award.
- Must have demonstrated capacity in mobilizing people and resources for peacebuilding.
- Must have worked on furthering the cause of peace, gender equality, equal participation, and empowerment of women, in either/or the following areas:
Participation: be in a position of representation at any levels of decision making, including peace-processes, electoral processes and other decision-making bodies at the national and sub-national levels;
Conflict Resolution: contributing to preventing the emergence, spread, and re-emergence of violent conflict, and/or addressing root causes of conflict;
Protection: contributing to the protection of women and girls in conflict and post-conflict settings, including reporting and prosecution of sexual and gender-based violence;
Relief or Recovery: contributing to relief and recovery including working on health services, income generations and trauma counselling. Contributions to survivors of sexual and gender-based violence is also included.
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