“Science is Not a Boy’s Game”: Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 06, 2018
“Science is not a boy's game, it's not a girl's game. It's everyone's game. It's about where we are and where we're going.  Space travel benefits us here on Earth. And we ain't stopped yet. There's more exploration to come."- Nichelle Nichols
Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks and the Women Behind the Civil Rights Movement

January 30, 2018
While many remember Rosa Parks as the women who catalyzed desegregation protests by boycotting public transportation with discriminatory ordinances in Montgomery, Alabama, she was not the only woman to refuse to give up her seat.   The women and men who successfully ended segregated bus

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
Gender Paridy

Gender Parity for a More Peaceful World

January 10, 2018
January 11th is International Parity at Work Day.  This event is particularly significant in 2018 in light of renewed global attention to workspace equality after Iceland became
Strong Women 2018

2018 Resolutions for Women, Peace and Security

January 02, 2018
On January 1st, we published our New Year’s Resolutions in Women, Peace and Security.  Not everyone has the same Olympic-level goals, but there are many resolutions you can also make to further the WPS agenda this year, both large and small.  Here are some suggestions: