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Security equality for women

Security Equality—What Is It?

April 03, 2017
A question I am often asked is “What does gender equality have to do with security?” There are many scholarly books and articles that go into depth about the different impact that armed conflict has on men, women, boys, and girls because of their different gender roles.
Laura Zúñiga Cáceres, Photo by Sandy Phipps

Saying Their Peace: Laura Zúñiga Cáceres

March 29, 2017
Every Wednesday, the OSF blog highlights quotes from various peacemakers making significant contributions to peace and the advancement of women's rights. Check out the OSF blog weekly for these and other posts.
Mossarat Qadeem, Photo by Sandy Phipps

Saying Their Peace: Mossarat Qadeem

March 21, 2017
Every Wednesday, the OSF blog highlights quotes from various peacemakers making significant contributions to peace and the advancement of women's rights. Check out the OSF blog weekly for these and other posts.
Gender Blindness in Peace and Security

Back to the Basics: Gender Blindness Negatively Impacts Security

March 03, 2017
“Gender blindness” refers to the lack of awareness about how men and women are differently affected by a situation due to their different roles, needs, status and priorities in their societies.
Women Peace Makers

Can Women Make the World More Peaceful?

February 14, 2017
Can women make the world more peaceful?” An enthusiastic “yes!” in response is at the heart of the Women Peace and Security Agenda and of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325.

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