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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
Women Peace Conflict Story

Perspectives on Peace

March 24, 2021
Recently, One Earth Future launched a series called Perspectives on Peace elevating some of the different voices, experiences, and expertise across OEF’s seven programs and highlighting their dynamic individual stories that contribute to our greater mission of peacebuilding. As March is Women’s History Month, the series began with a focus on women. The inaugural episode features OSF founder Cynda... 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's Day March

Happy International Women's Day: Letter from the Director

March 08, 2021
Dear Colleagues, To commemorate International Women’s Day, I’d like to ask you a question: How many people does it take to change the world? Recent studies show that the world will change if 3.5% of people are committed to a nonviolent movement. Like Margaret Mead once said, it only takes a small group of dedicated people to make a difference. In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month, and... Read more

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