Canaries in the Coal Mine: Women, Racism, and National Security

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In response to the momentum of initiatives in the wake of George Floyd and Breonna Taylors’s deaths, Our Secure Future Director Sahana Dharmapuri and Advisor Ambassador Steven McGann authored a recent piece published by the United Nations Association titled “Canaries in the Coal Mine: Women, Racism, and National Security.” While WPS is mostly focused on the international political environment, movements like #MeToo, Black Lives Matter and Times Up are all examples of domestic security problems from the physical insecurity of sexual violence to the social fracture we are experiencing that stems from white supremacy.

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