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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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March 24, 2022

Remembering Madeleine Albright

By: Ambassador Melanne Verveer

We at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the larger Georgetown community are deeply saddened by the loss of Secretary Madeleine Albright. Her passing is a personal…
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March 3, 2022

What Does Climate Change Have to Do With Women, Peace, and Security? A Lot.

By: Clara Chiu and Jessica Smith

This article was originally published on WomenandCrisis, the official website of ILeadClimate led by Adenike Oladosu. Read the original article and follow WomenandCrisis here.    The fields of climate change…
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January 28, 2022

Violence Targeting Women in Politics: 10 Countries to Watch in 2022

By: Roudabeh Kishi, Ph.D.

Attacks on women in politics are on the rise around the world. New data and research from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) reveal how physical violence…
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January 24, 2022

Political violence against women: A case from the Central African Republic

By: Chase Podsakoff

This article was originally published by Chase Podsakoff and UN Peacekeeping on Medium. Read the full article and follow UN Peacekeeping here.   [caption id="attachment_21644" align="aligncenter" width="700"] (Photo: MINUSCA)[/caption] Sitting…
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November 12, 2021

Restoring Women’s Futures as COVID-19, Gender and Displacement Collide

By: Daphne Jayasinghe

On October 19, 2021, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security (PRIO GPS), and the Permanent Mission of Norway to the…
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November 5, 2021

Advancing Women, Peace, and Security Studies in the Academy

By: Jonathan Alloy and Nancy Smalley

The increase in anti-women legal regimes from Afghanistan to Texas has dramatically underscored the urgency of countering the exclusion of women from political decision-making. This comes 21 years after the…
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October 27, 2021

Gender-Related Courses to Take at Georgetown in Spring 2022

By: Sydney Wang & Sophia Haber

Attention current undergraduate and graduate students! Are you interested in learning more about women’s resistance in Russia, inclusive conflict resolution, or gender and sexuality in the Middle East? Georgetown University…
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September 24, 2021

What Iranian Women Want the World to Know About their History

By: Dr. Nina Ansary

On September 1, 2021, GIWPS hosted a panel, "Beyond Geopolitics: The State of Women's Rights in Iran." Below are the remarks by Dr. Nina Ansary, author, historian, and women’s rights…
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August 11, 2021

Building a World of Work Free from Violence and Harassment

By: Rangita de Silva de Alwis and Paula Tavares

The first international treaty on violence and harassment in the "world of work"—ILO Convention No. 190—came into force earlier this summer. Together with Recommendation No. 206, the Convention recognizes the right…
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