“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies j
This Special Report from the United States Peace Institute is written by Paula M.
The international community should better involve women in peace processes to help achieve sustainable peace and more
This case study explores the trajectory of women’s empowerment in Colombia over the past 20 years in the context of c
This paper provides an analysis on how to deal with Boko Haram by utilizing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agend
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
To mark the three-year anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the International Women's Human Rights Law Clinic at the
The effective participation of women and attention to women's rights issues is a critical element in achieving a just
Published jointly by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equity and
This conference was run in association with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Australian Civil-Military Cent
Internationally supported statebuilding processes offer an opportunity to address engrained gender inequalities and d
Researchers from the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability spent a decade work
The last part of Africa to be decolonised, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, remains one of t
Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.
One of the positive results of peace processes and political transitions in the Great Lakes region in Africa during t
Today security issues are no longer simply state- and military-centric issues.
Peace matters to everyone living in con¬flict regions.
This paper examines truth and reconciliation commissions that have made reference to a longer-term role for education
This research sought to understand the role of education in peacebuilding in postconflict states.
This working paper is a contribution to understandings of peace-building among pastoralists.
At the recently concluded OpenForum, held in Cape Town South Africa, I was asked to speak to the question of whether
The continuing prevalence of civil wars merits renewed efforts to understand more about how they might be successfull
The 2008 Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation is an exceptional example of good practice in terms of the repres
“Make Room for Peace – a guide to women's participation in peace processes” gives practical guidanc
From June 9 to16, 2011, the Afghan Women's Network and The Institute for Inclusive Security convened a regionally div
Over the past decade, the critical importance of women's participation in peace processes and policies has been recog
More than 50% of peace agreements fail within five years of signature.
Statement by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq
In 2000, UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 called on all member states and the United Nations (UN) system t
While none of the previous attempts at formal peacemaking in Sri Lanka allowed women any role in the negotiating proc
In all areas of a peace process — cessation of hostilities, sustainability and credibility of peace on the grou
Since the World Conference on Women in 1995 the issue women and violent conflict isone major focal point of the inter
From 2005 to 2007, I was the Swiss Special Adviser for Peace Building in Nepal.
A much-anticipated meeting scheduled for this month, May 2010, the Peace Jirga will bring together tribal, local and
Women hold less than 30 percent of senior positions in the U.S.
The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 is an affirmation of the important role of women in conflict prevention and P
Negotiations create foundations for re-establishing peace. Peace accords lay out the terms for halting violence.
A paper presented at the national seminar on Women in Constitution organized by Women for Peace and Justice (Core Com
This edition is focused on the role of women in Sierra Leone's security sector.
This tool provides an introduction to the importance and benefits of integrating gender issues into civil society ove
This report summarizes the views on assisting displaced women in conflict and post-conflict situations presented at t