Research Reports and Analysis

Hans Hogrefe, Fellow, Our Secure Future (OSF)
Cassandra Zavislak, WPS Project Specialist (OSF)
January 25, 2023

Women, Peace and Security and the 2022 National Security Strategy

A Strategic Blindspot in US National Security Interests
This brief examines the inclusion of the Women, Peace and Security agenda in the Biden Administration’s 2022 National Security Strategy, and compares it to the ways in which the Trump Administration’s 2017 National Security Strategy addresses the full participation of women in our national security ...
Hans Hogrefe
Sahana Dharmapuri
Cassandra Zavislak
February 10, 2022

Inclusion of Women in the FY22 NDAA (P.L. 117-81)

Congress is currently discussing the inclusion of women in the current NDAA. Read our brief summary of specific references to the inclusion of women in the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2022 (NDAA, P.L. 117-81).
October 20, 2021

WPS Message Guide

This message guide, complete with key dates and messages, is designed to serve as a roadmap for partners supporting WPS objectives.
August 10, 2021

It’s Time for a U.S. Special Representative on Women, Peace and Security

The new Biden Administration will encounter a mix of traditional and non-traditional security challenges, including authoritarian governments and state aggression, violent non-state actors, cyber threats, climate change, and human rights abuses. All of these security threats have a dimension often t...
May 14, 2021

Women, Peace and Security Congressional Caucus Overview

The Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Caucus was officially established in January 2020. The WPS Caucus seeks to ensure that the WPS goals stated in UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and in the Women, Peace and Security Act are actively considered national security and foreign policy priorities for ...