Summer Reads: The Chalice and the Blade

July 14, 2017
We’re kicking off our Summer Reads series that will examine non-fiction books with a tie to the women, peace and security agenda. Our first book in the series is The Chalice and the Blade by Riane Eisler.

Notes From The Field: WPS Experts Weigh In

July 06, 2017
Our Notes From The Field series has been designed to highlight the opinions and advice of Women, Peace and Security experts around the world. In this series, we hope to bring attention not only to the tireless work they’ve been doing, but also to the plans they have for the future.
no justice without women

On Peace, Justice, and Lady Liberty

July 05, 2017
Both the photo and quote contained here were captured at our first annual Designing Our Secure Future event held in Ottawa, Canada, from June 20-22.
Women and Peacekeeping Intelligence

Women Are Crucial for Success in Peacekeeping and Intelligence Gathering

May 30, 2017
Nearly two decades since UNSCR 1325, the deployment of uniformed women peacekeepers has risen from 1% to just 3%, just shy of 4,000 women total.
Fighting extremism starts with mothers

Fighting Extremism Starts with Mothers

May 12, 2017
Over the last two weeks, our blog has focused on the increasing threat posed by technology. A prime example of this is the success of the so-called Islamic State in recruiting new fighters through social media.