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May 21, 2020

Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19

By: Jeni Klugman

This post originally appeared on the Pathfinders' Justice for All blog.  The justice gap for women is growing in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of justice problems…
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May 14, 2020

Celebrating Our Graduating Student Assistants

By: GIWPS

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security celebrates Georgetown University’s Class of 2020—especially the 11 undergraduate and graduate students who have worked for the Institute during their tenure at…
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April 29, 2020

Goals of the New Women, Peace, and Security Congressional Caucus

By: Grace Shevchenko

This article was originally published on the Georgetown Global Engagement Blog on April 28, 2020. Just a few weeks ago, the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Congressional Caucus was launched…
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April 21, 2020

What Can the WPS Index Tell Us About Global Risks like COVID-19?

By: Dr. Jeni Klugman and Bryan Haiewen Zou

This analysis was supported by the Bank of America Foundation. In countries around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has quickly revealed systemic weaknesses in myriad national institutions, from health systems…
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April 21, 2020

Digital Financial Services and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Are We in Danger of Leaving Low-income Women Further Behind?

By: Elizabeth Kellison

This article was originally published on LinkedIn on April 13, 2020. As Anita Bhatia, Assistant Secretary General at UN Women, recently stated, COVID-19 has dire consequences for the livelihoods and…
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April 17, 2020

At the Intersection of Vulnerabilities: The Plight of Women and Girls Experiencing Homelessness During the Global Coronavirus Pandemic

By: Eliane Lakam

As COVID-19 continues to spread swiftly around the world, governments and public health officials are urging populations to follow aggressive prevention measures. For individuals experiencing homelessness, however, some of these…
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April 13, 2020

Seeing Refugee Women as Resources, Not as Victims

By: Elizabeth Ferris

This article was originally published by PeaceLab on April 8, 2020. Women who are refugees or internally displaced people have been largely excluded from the Women, Peace, and Security agenda.…
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April 11, 2020

Sudan Spring: Lessons from Sudanese Women Revolutionaries

By: Nagwan Soliman

Today, April 11, marks one year since former Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir was apprehended by military officials and placed under house arrest, ending his decades-long authoritarian reign. Since then,…
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April 9, 2020

Women Leaders Call on UN Security Council to Address Covid-19 Crisis

By: Group of Women Leaders, Voices for Change and Inclusion

This letter to President of the United Nations Security Council Mr. José Singer Weisinger was signed electronically on 8 April 2020 by a growing group of women leaders.   His…
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March 31, 2020

Pandemics in Crisis-Affected Settings: Ensuring Women & Girls Are Not Forgotten

By: Alina Potts

This post is published in collaboration with George Washington University's Global Women's Institute.   Healthcare workers exercising ‘wartime triage’. Bare store shelves and the shuttering of businesses. Movement restrictions. For…
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