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August 6, 2020

The Cost of Resilience: Envisioning a Feminist Response to COVID-19

By: Oksana Potapova

I started writing this text about 4 weeks into the pandemic. As I finish it, many countries, including my own, are slowly lifting the quarantine measures and reopening the economy.…
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August 3, 2020

We Can Never Forget: A Conversation with Nadia’s Initiative Six Years After Genocide

By: Cira Mancuso

Aug 3 - Today marks six years since the onset of the genocide against the Yazidi community by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). When ISIS invaded…
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June 20, 2020

The Role of Men in Achieving Gender Equality

By: GIWPS

As we celebrate the male role models in our personal lives this weekend, we also recognize our male colleagues who are advancing women’s rights and gender equality through their work…
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June 19, 2020

Remarks to Mark the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

By: Melanne Verveer

Remarks of the OSCE Special Representative of the Chairperson-in-Office on Gender Ambassador Melanne Verveer. Delivered to the OSCE Permanent Council to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual…
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June 10, 2020

Some Lawmakers are Calling for Truth Commissions on Racial Violence. How do These Work?

By: Kelebogile Zvobgo and Carla Winston

This story was originally published in the Washington Post on June 9, 2020. Black Lives Matter protesters across the United States are demanding accountability for the May 25 death of…
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June 2, 2020

Amplifying Black Voices in International Affairs

By: GIWPS

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security is committed to amplifying the voices of our Black colleagues in international affairs as we work to fight racism and promote justice…
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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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