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June 14, 2022

GIWPS Matches Afghan Leaders with Prestigious Academic Fellowships

By: Tamara Evdokimova

EVACUATED AFGHAN WOMEN LEADERS PLANT ROOTS WITH U.S. UNIVERSITIES The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) successfully matched 16 Afghan women with fellowships and job opportunities in academic institutions…
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June 8, 2022

Georgetown Delegation Reports from Northern Ireland

By: Rebecca Turkington

The Georgetown Ambassadors for Women, Peace and Security recently traveled to Northern Ireland and Ireland to gain a firsthand understanding of the challenges to the Good Friday Peace Agreement posed…
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June 6, 2022

Retreat For Exiled Afghan Women Leaders Focuses On Resilience, Advocacy

By: Tamara Evdokimova

When Afghan women leaders from the Onward for Afghan Women network arrived in the U.S. in the fall of 2021, they were resettled across a dozen states. Forced to leave…
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May 26, 2022

Meet Our Graduating Students

By: Jessica Smith and Tahina Montoya

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) congratulates Georgetown University's class of 2022! We are especially proud of graduating students who earned our Graduate Certificate in Gender, Peace…
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May 24, 2022

Exiled Afghan Women Leaders Chart New Advocacy Path

By: Tamara Evdokimova

When the Taliban took Kabul in August 2021, thousands of Afghans fled for their lives. GIWPS played a central role in evacuating high-risk Afghan women leaders, including women’s rights activists,…
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March 24, 2022

Remembering Madeleine Albright

By: Ambassador Melanne Verveer

We at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the larger Georgetown community are deeply saddened by the loss of Secretary Madeleine Albright. Her passing is a personal…
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March 3, 2022

What Does Climate Change Have to Do With Women, Peace, and Security? A Lot.

By: Clara Chiu and Jessica Smith

This article was originally published on WomenandCrisis, the official website of ILeadClimate led by Adenike Oladosu. Read the original article and follow WomenandCrisis here.    The fields of climate change…
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January 28, 2022

Violence Targeting Women in Politics: 10 Countries to Watch in 2022

By: Roudabeh Kishi, Ph.D.

Attacks on women in politics are on the rise around the world. New data and research from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) reveal how physical violence…
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January 24, 2022

Political violence against women: A case from the Central African Republic

By: Chase Podsakoff

This article was originally published by Chase Podsakoff and UN Peacekeeping on Medium. Read the full article and follow UN Peacekeeping here.   [caption id="attachment_21644" align="aligncenter" width="700"] (Photo: MINUSCA)[/caption] Sitting…
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November 12, 2021

Restoring Women’s Futures as COVID-19, Gender and Displacement Collide

By: Daphne Jayasinghe

On October 19, 2021, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security (PRIO GPS), and the Permanent Mission of Norway to the…
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