Mission Statement

Mission of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Caucus: The Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Caucus aims to ensure that women have active, meaningful roles in all aspects of their society and communities to promote women’s inclusion to advance democracy and stability worldwide, as provided in the Women, Peace, and Security Act.

Latest Updates

  • Women, Peace, and Security Caucus Urges Secretary ...

    April 13, 2021

    Washington, DC - Today, Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Caucus Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Michael Waltz (FL-06) led 13 members of the WPS Caucus in a letter to Secretary Blinken to encourage the State Department to work closely with, and promote the inclusi...

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    Frankel, Waltz Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Hig...

    October 30, 2020

    West Palm Beach, FL - Today, Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security Caucus (WPS) Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Michael Waltz (FL-06) were joined by 23 members to introduce a House Resolution commemorating the 20th anniversary of the landmark UN Security Council Resolution ...

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    Women, Peace, and Security Caucus Encouraged by Ne...

    June 12, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Co-Chairs of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Caucus U.S. Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) released the following statement on the newly-published implementation plans for the Women, Peace, and Security agenda and the importance of women’s in...

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    Waltz, Frankel Form Bipartisan Caucus Promoting Wo...

    March 09, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) and Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) launched the Women, Peace, and Security Caucus, which will focus on the implementation of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda and the importance of women’s inclusion in security efforts to maintain peac...

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Resources

Congressional Seal

Information on the Women, Peace, and Security Act

The United States became the first country in the world to establish a comprehensive WPS law with the passage of the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 (P.L. 115-68).

Presidential Seal

WPS National Strategy

The White House’s strategic plan to carry out goals set forth by the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017. This National Strategy furthers U.S. priority to increase women’s meaningful participation in political, civil, and economic roles worldwide.

Seal of the Executive Office of the President

Interagency WPS Implementation Plans

As directed by the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017, the Departments of State, Defense, Homeland Security, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) released their plans to advance the 2019 United States Strategy on Women, Peace and Security and maintain leadership in WPS issues domestically and with partner nations.