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April 9, 2019

Study Global Women’s Issues at Georgetown this Fall

By: Meredith Forsyth

Are you interested in learning more about women’s rights or international security, development, religion, or the environment? There are numerous undergraduate and graduate courses with a gender lens offered this…
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April 8, 2019

Georgetown Research Helps Win Court Case

By: Meredith Forsyth and Matt Moore

Since its launch in 2017, our Women, Peace and Security Index has been around the world, from London to Addis Ababa, Oslo to Canberra. Recently, the Index made an unlikely…
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April 2, 2019

Women’s Work in Fragile & Conflict-Affected Countries

By: Yvonne Quek

Only 4 in 10 women are in paid work, compared to 7 in 10 men, in fragile and conflict-affected states. Advancing women’s economic empowerment is cen­tral to gender equality, economic…
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March 28, 2019

5 Strategies to Increase Justice for Women

By: Jeni Klugman

Justice for women and girls is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda, with its commitment to gender equality (SDG 5) and its promise of peaceful, just and inclusive societies…
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March 25, 2019

Waving Goodbye to Dinosaurs

By: Monica McWilliams and Rebecca Turkington

In “Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs,” a new documentary about the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition (NIWC) airing on PBS March 25 - which features GIWPS executive director Amb. Melanne Verveer -…
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March 8, 2019

Women Leaders Come to Washington

By: GIWPS

A police captain from Sudan, a mayor from Iraq, and a state prosecutor from Ecuador—all women—were three of the nearly 90 other women leaders from around the world whom the…
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March 5, 2019

Georgetown’s Favorite Professors Discuss Gender

By: Rebecca Hinkhouse

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security asked some of Georgetown’s favorite professors about the role of women in defense, diplomacy and development. This is what they said:
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January 22, 2019

Do Quotas Actually Help Women in Politics?

By: Madison Schramm

This week, GIWPS executive director Ambassador Melanne Verveer judged a New York Times debate at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on the efficacy of gender quotas in politics…
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January 14, 2019

Gang Violence as Organized Violence: Implications for the WPS Index

By: Jeni Klugman and Mariana Viollaz

The Women, Peace and Security Index, introduced in 2017 by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), is the first index…
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December 7, 2018

Georgetown Students: Study Women, Peace and Security this Spring

By: Meredith Forsyth

Are you interested in learning more about Women, Peace, and Security as a Georgetown University student? There are three GIWPS-affiliated graduate classes offered during the Spring 2019 semester that might…
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