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The Evidence for Women, Peace and Security

July 16, 2018
There are two main approaches to Women, Peace and Security (WPS). The first is simple. It is the “human rights argument,” which is essentially that, as women make up one-half of the global population, they ought to have one-half of the say in global decision-making. The other is more complex.
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Happy 4th of July!

July 04, 2018
Happy Fourth of July to all the American women who have worked to make our country what it is today.  From activists and ground-breaking scientists to Supreme Court Justices and representatives, Our Secure Future is happy to celebrate the accomplishments of American women from all walks of l
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Is Democracy Better for Women? Why Certain Types of Governance Are Often More Inclusive Than Others

June 27, 2018
Each year, the Fourth of July is lauded in the United States as a reminder that—as a democracy—the US is fortunate enough to have the best system of governance in the world. So, why are democracies considered “better” than other systems?
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Where Are All the Women in STEM…Still?

June 27, 2018
One hundred fifteen years after Marie Curie first announced that she discovered radium, women still face obstacles in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.
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World Environment Day: What Are Women Around the World Doing to Promote Environmentalism?

June 05, 2018
On World Environment Day, Our Secure Future is pleased to highlight three women leaders who are drawing the link from human rights to the environment.