Leadership and Participation, Women's Rights and Empowerment

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Women Wednesday: Michelle Bachelete

August 01, 2018
“We simply can no longer afford to deny the full potential of one half of the population. The world needs to tap into the talent and wisdom of women.
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Notes from the Field: Experts Weigh in on Women, Peace and Security

July 23, 2018
The Somali Women Solidarity Organization (SWSO) was formed in 2006 as a community-based organization engaged in promoting solidarity and increasing women’s participation in decision-making processes.
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Seeking Gender Parity at the International Criminal Court

July 18, 2018
In light of the World Day for International Justice, it is significant to note that the International Criminal Court (ICC)—a global instrument for justice—still has far to go toward achieving gender parity.  The court is comprised of e
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The Evidence for Women, Peace and Security

July 16, 2018
There are two main approaches to Women, Peace and Security (WPS). The first is simple. It is the “human rights argument,” which is essentially that, as women make up one-half of the global population, they ought to have one-half of the say in global decision-making. The other is more complex.
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Happy 4th of July!

July 04, 2018
Happy Fourth of July to all the American women who have worked to make our country what it is today.  From activists and ground-breaking scientists to Supreme Court Justices and representatives, Our Secure Future is happy to celebrate the accomplishments of American women from all walks of l