Swedish ministers, the former US Ambassador and representatives of organisations promoting gender equality and refugee integration met in Stockholm in October 2016 to discuss the role of refugee women in their host country.

A hundred young Swedish and Kenyan feminists met earlier this year at the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi for discussions on topics ranging from dreams to gender roles.

The links between women, peace and security are unarguably especially important in a country like Jordan. Jordan is one of the major contributors of personnel to United Nations peacekeeping missions, with more than one thousand military and police personnel in nine missions worldwide. It is also a country deeply affected by the Syria crisis in economic, social and security terms. It hosts more than 600 000 Syrian refugees and a large number of refugees from other regional conflicts in Iraq, Libya and Yemen

A hundred young Swedish and Kenyan feminists met earlier this year at the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi for discussions on topics ranging from dreams to gender roles.