Remembering the Women Who Resisted the Holocaust

January 24, 2018
As we mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 26th, let us also remember the women that contributed to Holocaust resistance, often putting themselves in harm’s way.  Among them are the following heroes:

Can Women Save the World? Why Women Need to Be Included In Our Approach to Natural Disaster

January 19, 2018
2017 felt like a year of disaster.  From the hurricanes in Texas and Puerto Rico, to a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico City and massive landslides in Colombia,

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15, 2018
This year marks 50 years since the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.  While MLK was not specifically an advocate for women’s empowerment, the progress he made for the civil rights movement during his life continues to provide us with valuable lessons for Women, Peac

Women Are The Solution:  Why Women’s Involvement In Governance, Peacekeeping, And Policing Is Critical To Ending Gender-Based Violence

January 11, 2018
At Our Secure Future, we strive to flip the age-old victimization narrative of violence against women on its head to emphasize women’s empowerment and agency.  However, the victimization narrative is far too common and one example of it can be found in a poll released by the Thomson Reuters
Peace Research Institute Oslo and Georgetown Institute of Women, Peace and Security

More Than Just A Number: How Big Data From The Women, Peace And Security Index Is Making The Difference

January 08, 2018
In 2017, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO) joined forces to publish the first