Leadership and Participation, Story of Women, Women's Rights and Empowerment

Being inclusive of women’s opinions and ideas exponentially increases the probability of successful security-related initiatives.  Let's hear the story of women.

UN Peacekeeping, Women in conflict, Bosnia, Sexual abuse in peacekeeping, Human rights, International Law, Gender Equality

TEDTalk Tuesday: Madeleine Rees

May 04, 2021
“When your children turn to you and say in that terrible time well it looked as if the world would implode what did you do and you'll be able to look at them you say I stood up for Humanity so you could have yours.” Madeleine Rees OBE, is the Secretary-General of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and a lawyer who has practiced in the UK and worked for the U.N. One of... Read more
International Law, Gender Equality,Yemen, Women's Rights, Gender-Based Violence

Yemen Through the Lens of Women, Peace and Security: Gender-Based Violence

April 15, 2021
Our Secure Future seeks to promote and raise the voices, thoughts and policy opinions of women around the globe-- particularly when it comes to security, conflict prevention and resolution, and peace. As a guest blog, the views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of Our Secure Future or One Earth Future. This blog is the third of a three-part series which examines... Read more
Woman Yemen Community Equality

Yemen Through the Lens of Women, Peace and Security: Marriage

March 15, 2021
Our Secure Future seeks to promote and raise the voices, thoughts and policy opinions of women around the globe-- particularly when it comes to security, conflict prevention and resolution, and peace. As a guest blog, the views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of Our Secure Future or One Earth Future. This blog is the second of a three-part series which examines... Read more
Women Cameroon peace

Raising Women’s Voices: Peace is All We Need

May 13, 2020
Meet Jane Frances Mufua from Cameroon who says “peace is all we need.” Written in 2018, she reflects on the challenges of celebrating the International Day of Peace while experiencing the sociopolitical conflict in the northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon. With people facing internal displacement, killings, lootings, and the destruction of property, she explains how crucial it is to... Read more
raising womens voices series

Introducing Raising Women’s Voices

May 07, 2020
Raising Women’s Voices is a series of blogs and videos highlighting the work of women peacebuilders from around the globe. During the COVID-19 crisis, we want to highlight the work of women because it is more critical than ever to support women peacebuilders who are key to maintaining stable and peaceful communities. We will feature interviews with the awardees for Distinguished Partners for... Read more

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