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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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March 27, 2020

Study Gender, Peace, and Security at Georgetown this Fall!

By: Aida Ross

Now, more than ever, the international community recognizes the importance of incorporating a gender lens in peace and security efforts. From terrorism to migration to climate change, Georgetown University is…
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March 13, 2020

How to Center Women in the Global Fragility Act

By: Cristine Pedersen

Signed into law in December 2019, the Global Fragility Act calls for the first ever government-wide strategy to address the root causes of violence and conflict. As women and girls…
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March 2, 2020

What has happened to gender provisions in peace agreements?

By: Agathe Christien

The world seemed to be making slow but steady progress on the inclusion of gender sensitive provisions in peace agreements. References to women and gender had increased significantly since the…
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February 5, 2020

Making an empirical link between the WPS Index and maternal and child health

By: Kathryn M. Barker and Kelly Dale

A new research collaboration between GIWPS and the Center on Gender Equity and Health at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) offers analyses about the relationship between gender equality…
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December 6, 2019

The Chilean Iceberg: Studying Abroad Amidst Chilean Protests

By: Cira Mancuso

During my semester abroad in Santiago, Chile, I witnessed peaceful protests met with tear gas, water cannons, and rubber bullets. At night, the sound of my air conditioning was overpowered…
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December 2, 2019

Women in local governance are key to building resilience to climate-fragility risks

By: Molly Kellogg and Lauren Olosky

The United Nations has recognized climate change as having important implications for peace and security, acting as a “threat multiplier” to other drivers of insecurity. In already fragile contexts, the…
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November 14, 2019

Students Contribute to New Women, Peace and Security Index Launched at UN

By: GIWPS

Undergraduate and graduate students at Georgetown help measure women’s inclusion, access to justice and security across the globe. Elena Ortiz (SFS’21) and Bryan Haiwen Zou (G’20) are among several Georgetown…
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October 31, 2019

Georgetown Classes on Gender & International Affairs

By: Aida Ross

Study global issues through a gender lens this Spring! You can use this blog post as a resource for making your course selections for the upcoming semester — click through…
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July 25, 2019

Refugees Have Billions to Contribute to U.S. Economy

By: Raiyan Kabir and Lauren Olosky

The Trump administration is currently pressing for dramatic cuts to the United States’ refugee admissions, possibly curbing the number to zero next year. This potential overhaul of U.S. policy is…
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