New America conducted an extensive study in which they found a lack of gender perspective among policymakers in national security, though it did not arise out of a lack of interest. Rather, the individuals they surveyed lacked the knowledge and confidence necessary to tackle gender – an issue that can often times feel overwhelming. In sharing information about the role that gender can and should play in our national security strategy, we stand not only to educate ourselves and our leaders, but to secure peace and stability worldwide.
OSF's mapping project shows all of the countries that have adopted NAP's, as well their Global Peace Index rank, the percentage of women in parliament in each country and the civil society organizations that are involved in the NAP process.
The Dear World, Move Us Toward Peace letter project is a partnership between Our Secure Future and Empower Peace which showcases young women’s voices from around the world through letters sharing their personal visions for peace.