Gender, Migration, and Security

Gender, Migration, and Security

Migration policies must empower women and men “Sex is defined by biological differences between men and women. Gender refers to the roles, personality traits and behaviors that society ascribes to men and women, as well as the different power relations between...
Gender and the Security Sector

Gender and the Security Sector

Towards a more secure future. “In recent decades, the nature of war has changed dramatically. Internal conflicts are be- ing waged by opposing armed groups, often divided along ideological or ethnic lines that increasingly target civilians and wreak havoc on...
Gender, Conflict, and Peace-building

Gender, Conflict, and Peace-building

Gender, conflict, and peace-building: how conflict can catalyste positive change for women Although modern-day armed conflict is horrific for women, recent conflict and post conflict periods have provided women with new platforms and opportunities to bring about...
Women of Iraq and Syria Say:

Women of Iraq and Syria Say:

Continuing the Flow of Arms is Not the Way to Stop the Violence “There is no doubt that the group commonly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) must be stopped. The brutal tactics of this violent, extremist, archaic group that aims to establish a...
We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby,

We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby,

But There’s Much More to Do to Stretch International Women’s Day to Every Day “This week the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women is reviewing progress made on women’s rights since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action 20...