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November 3, 2022

Women, Peace, and Security in Japan: Collaboration with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation

By: Melanne Verveer

During the week of October 17, GIWPS and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) engaged in a series of high-level meetings and programs to advance the UN Security Council’s women, peace…
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October 31, 2022

Take a Class on Gender & International Relations at Georgetown

By: Isha Arora

Dear undergraduate and graduate students! Have you been following the protests in Iran and Russia’s war in Ukraine? Are you interested in learning more about inclusive conflict resolution, conflict-related sexual…
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October 21, 2022

3 Ways Georgetown Students Can Support Afghan Women

By: Alara Karahan

This article originally appeared on Georgetown.edu. I was 12 years old when I watched Malala Yousafzai win a Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. She was a beacon of hope, a…
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October 15, 2022

Q&A with the Leader of Belarus’ Democratic Movement

By: GIWPS

The leader of Belarus’ democratic movement, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, received the 2022 International Trailblazer Award from Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security for courageously standing up for democracy again…
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September 27, 2022

“Women, Life, Freedom:” Stand with Women in Iran

By: GIWPS

Women are at the forefront of widespread protests in Iran, demanding human rights and freedom following the tragic death of 22-year-old Mahsa Zhina Amini who was violently beaten and arrested…
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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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