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July 25, 2019

Refugees Have Billions to Contribute to U.S. Economy

By: Raiyan Kabir and Lauren Olosky

The Trump administration is currently pressing for dramatic cuts to the United States’ refugee admissions, possibly curbing the number to zero next year. This potential overhaul of U.S. policy is…
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July 16, 2019

Academic Leaders Call for Diversity and Inclusion in Global Affairs Education

Deans and directors of top U.S. graduate schools in international affairs and public policy released recommendations to increase focus on diversity and inclusion in global affairs education. Academic leaders from…
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June 10, 2019

Can Data Make India a Safer Place for Women?

By: ElsaMarie D'Silva

For the first time, India was ranked the most dangerous country for women with regards to sexual violence by the 2018 Thomson Reuters perception survey. The results sparked heated debates…
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May 30, 2019

Where are the Nuremberg Trials for the Yazidis?

By: Cira Mancuso

Pari Ibrahim is the founder and executive director of the Free Yezidi Foundation, a non-profit organization that seeks to support and protect members of the Yazidi community—a religious minority based…
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May 29, 2019

Undergraduates Reflect on Meeting Hillary Clinton, Advancing Women’s Rights

By: GIWPS

Before former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a recent keynote address at Georgetown University, a student assistant from the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) had…
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April 9, 2019

Study Global Women’s Issues at Georgetown this Fall

By: Meredith Forsyth

Are you interested in learning more about women’s rights or international security, development, religion, or the environment? There are numerous undergraduate and graduate courses with a gender lens offered this…
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April 8, 2019

Georgetown Research Helps Win Court Case

By: Meredith Forsyth and Matt Moore

Since its launch in 2017, our Women, Peace and Security Index has been around the world, from London to Addis Ababa, Oslo to Canberra. Recently, the Index made an unlikely…
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April 2, 2019

Women’s Work in Fragile & Conflict-Affected Countries

By: Yvonne Quek

Only 4 in 10 women are in paid work, compared to 7 in 10 men, in fragile and conflict-affected states. Advancing women’s economic empowerment is cen­tral to gender equality, economic…
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March 28, 2019

5 Strategies to Increase Justice for Women

By: Jeni Klugman

Justice for women and girls is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda, with its commitment to gender equality (SDG 5) and its promise of peaceful, just and inclusive societies…
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March 25, 2019

Waving Goodbye to Dinosaurs

By: Monica McWilliams and Rebecca Turkington

In “Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs,” a new documentary about the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition (NIWC) airing on PBS March 25 - which features GIWPS executive director Amb. Melanne Verveer -…
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