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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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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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