Policy and Tools

Relations Gender in Africa

Including a Gender Perspective in US-Africa Relations Makes Cents

May 23, 2017
On Thursday, May 18, 2017, the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) held a hearing entitled “US Interests in Africa.” The hearing was convened by Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), who described the event as a way for “members to discuss policies that have been successful and what more can be

Mitigating Modern Threats, Part II: A Gender Perspective on Social Media as a Weapon

May 08, 2017
The following is the second part of a two-part series on the emerging security risk of ignoring women as active participants in social media and hybrid warfare. Part I is available to read here.
Gender and Social Media

Mitigating Modern Threats, Part I: A Gender Perspective on Social Media as a Weapon

May 01, 2017
The following is the first part of a two-part series on the emerging risk of ignoring women as active participants in social media and hybrid warfare.
Women and Social Media

Empowering Women in Fragile States Through Social Media

April 18, 2017
By now, we all understand the promise of social media to give voice to the voiceless—especially in crisis situations.

Back to the Basics: A Simple Gender Analysis Tool

March 27, 2017
I’m often asked, “What is a good tool to use to do a quick gender analysis?” Here’s a simple gender analysis tool to keep in your back pocket.

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