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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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February 21, 2018

A New Generation of Afghan Women Leaders

By: Meredith Forsyth

The ongoing war and deadly attacks by the Taliban dominate news headlines about Afghanistan. But there’s a more positive story to be told, according to a visiting delegation from the…
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February 1, 2018

Foreign Policy Leaders Celebrate Sisterhood at Georgetown

By: Meredith Forsyth

On January 18, women ambassadors, Congresswomen, and other leading ladies in foreign policy celebrated sisterhood and solidarity at an annual dinner organized by Georgetown’s Institute for Women Peace and Security.…
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January 4, 2018

2018: The Year to Implement the Women, Peace and Security Act

By: Sophie Huve

This year, President Trump is mandated by Congress to create a strategy for implementing the Women, Peace and Security Act of 2017. GIWPS is part of the U.S. Civil Society…
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November 10, 2017

How to Support Women in Mediation and Peace Negotiations

By: Stacey Schamber

The landmark UN Resolution 1325 in 2000 proclaimed the essential role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and emphasized their equal participation in the promotion of peace…
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September 5, 2017

What Happened to Washington’s Women Ambassadors?

By: Rebecca Turkington

The number of women ambassadors to Washington, DC has been steadily dropping since 2013. More than a dozen new ambassadors arrived in Washington this summer and fall, with only a…
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