Engaging Men

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Mobilizing Men as Partners for Change

June 22, 2020
The Women, Peace and Security agenda, as laid out by UN Security Council Resolution 1325, presents many opportunities to transform the peace and security sector. First and foremost, to make formal peacemaking and peacebuilding processes and structures more inclusive, effective, and responsive to the needs and capacities of the entire population. Men are critical partners in this endeavor. Men... Read more
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Men Engage Alliance

September 26, 2019
“We envision a world where all people are equal and free from discrimination– a world in which gender justice and human rights are promoted and protected. In order to achieve gender justice for all, we believe men and boys need to be part of the solution as allies to women’s rights and other social justice movements. Equality is only possible if we work together.” In line with our Mobilizing Men... Read more
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Feminist Friday: Ambassador Steven McGann

September 05, 2019
“To me that meant promoting human rights, and we all know that women’s rights are human rights, seeking gender equality and protecting vulnerable populations... those are pretty good bases for a national security framework.”Ambassador Steven McGann is the Founder of The Stevenson Group, a Washington, DC consulting firm that provides global solutions for economic growth and security. Ambassador... Read more
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What Happens When (Feminist) People Win

August 22, 2019
A July 2019 opinion piece from Ms. magazine titled “What Happens When (Feminist) Women Win,” by Dr. Suzanna Danuta Walters, extolled the virtues of when women, at least the feminist ones, are in charge. She highlighted Sweden as the first self-proclaimed feminist government with gender parity in parliament and amongst cabinet members; Icelandic Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir’s deftness in... Read more
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Feminist Friday: Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury 

July 25, 2019
“Without peace, development is impossible, and without development, peace is not achievable, but without women, neither peace nor development is possible.” -Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury  Ambassador Chowdhury, a Bangladeshi diplomat, has served in numerous roles including Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New... Read more