Plan launched 2012, expired 2016
1. Participation: focuses on the increased political participation of women and promoting systematic integration of gendered dimension in the reform of the security sector
2. Protection: Of women and girls against violence
Major focus on the protection of women and girls from gender-based violence. While Burkina Faso has no history of armed conflict, women still face high rates of maternal mortality because of high rates of female genital cutting and domestic violence (PeaceWomen).
A Standing Committee is comprised of relevent government ministries and civil society organisations, as well as representatives from the National Assembly and Prime Minister's Office, to monitor the plan. Civil society leaders are active in outside events, such as workshops to promote the NAP adoption. Although, according to PeaceWomen, Civil Society was 'not included in any meaningful way to the development of the NAP'. Rather, it was the Ministry of Women's Promotion, the Ministry of Human Rights and Civil Promotion who were the lead actors.
Women in Peacekeeping
Priorities include a stronger commitment by the government to fund the NAP and improving women's participation in the army.
UN Peacekeeping Statistics
Police Officers: 56 out of 363 Experts on Mission: 0 out of 4 Troops: 49 out of 1,364
Staff Officers: 1 out of 19
1. Inclusive security - NAP resource center 2. Peacewomen 3. UN - Peacekeeping Contributors