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October 12, 2018

Q&A with Nobel Laureate Dr. Mukwege

By: Rebecca Turkington

2018 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege discussed his innovative model for rehabilitating women victims of sexual violence with Rebecca Turkington. Dr. Mukwege is the founder and medical director of Panzi…
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July 25, 2018

Inclusion Can Deliver a True Peace in Yemen

By: Lauren Javins

The civil war and subsequent humanitarian crisis in Yemen have ballooned to catastrophic proportions. More than 22 million people – three quarters of the population – are in desperate need…
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July 16, 2018

U.S. Curtails Asylum for Domestic Violence Survivors, Imperils Lives 

By: Sheila Menz

In one of the latest attacks by the Trump administration against vulnerable immigrant populations, last month Attorney General Jeff Sessions took extraordinary measures to curtail domestic violence survivors’ ability seek asylum in…
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May 21, 2018

Colombian Women Peace Builders Reflect on Year Since Agreement

By: Meredith Forsyth

The recent peace deal in Colombia brought the oldest ongoing armed conflict in the Americas to a close. But there are significant challenges in implementing the agreement, according to Ofelia…
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May 8, 2018

Disengaging and Reintegrating Women Extremists

By: Rebecca Turkington

With the rise of violent extremist groups around the world, questions around how to disengage participants from these groups and reintegrate them back into society have become urgent. To date,…
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April 12, 2018

Register for a Women, Peace & Security Class at Georgetown!

By: Meredith Forsyth

Understanding the gendered impacts and implications of conflict and security issues is critical to producing more successful policies and outcomes. Women and girls are often disproportionately and uniquely impacted by…
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April 10, 2018

Equal Pay Day: What It Means around the World

By: Yvonne Quek

Equal Pay Day (#equalpayday) is a symbolic day launched by the National Committee on Pay Equity more than 20 years ago to draw attention to the differences between women and…
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March 21, 2018

Measuring Women, Peace and Security

By: Jeni Klugman

By Dr. Jeni Klugman (Managing Director, GIWPS) and Dr. Marianne Dahl (Senior Researcher, PRIO)   Last week, GIWPS together with the International Peace Institute and the Government of Norway cohosted…
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March 7, 2018

The Need for Gender Data

By: Kelly Dale

Data is essential to achieving the goals expressed by advocates and policy makers around International Women’s Day. Yet we are still grappling to collect and use data that highlights the…
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March 5, 2018

The Key to Climate Change Adaptation

By: Kayla Elson

GIWPS hosted a conversation on integrating women’s participation into climate change adaptation on February 26 in conjunction with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office. Issues of climate change and natural disasters…
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