Survey on Women, Peace and Security

Thank you for agreeing to complete this survey on Women, Peace, and Security created by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section (WILPF). Through this survey, we are collecting information relevant to the National Action Plan for U.S. implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. This information will be collected and shared with policy makers in the U.S. government. It will also be used to help WILPF design future programming on these topics. The survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete; at the end of the survey you will be given the option of sharing your personal contact information with WILPF. WILPF treats personal information as confidential and does not share this information with other organizations.

* 1. Finish this thought: "In general, women are more vulnerable than men . . .

* 2. Do you believe that human trafficking exists within the United States?

* 3. Would increasing women's participation in high-level decision-making help alleviate some of the special security risks that women face in post-conflict situations?

* 4. Do you believe that, in general, the military, police, national guard and other members of our security sector are adequately trained to address the special issues faced by women?

* 5. As depicted in the movie, The Whistleblower, the security of women in post-war Bosnia was most compromised by:

* 6. To me, security means:

* 7. The United States' military engagements in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya are effecting my neighborhood or community

* 8. What are the greatest security threats to your neighborhood or community?

* 9. To protect women's human rights, the first thing the U.S. government should address is:

* 10. To ensure women's equal participation in political decision-making, particularly in the arena of national security policy, the first thing the U.S. government should address is:

* 11. To minimize the chance of its engagement in future military conflicts, either on its own soil or abroad, the most important thing the U.S. government should address is

* 12. What can ordinary people do to build peace and security in their neighborhoods and communities?

* 13. Thank you very much for completing our survey. If you would like to receive the WILPF e-news, including information about the results of this survey, please provide your contact information below.