Leadership and Participation, Women's Rights and Empowerment

Rana Allam, Photo by Sandy Phipps

Saying Their Peace: Rana Allam

February 14, 2017
Every Wednesday, the OSF blog highlights quotes from various peacemakers making significant contributions to peace and the advancement of women's rights. Check out the OSF blog weekly for these and other posts.
Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Photo by Sandy Phipps

Saying Their Peace: Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini

January 31, 2017
Every Wednesday, the OSF blog highlights quotes from various peacemakers making significant contributions to peace and the advancement of women's rights. Check out the OSF blog weekly for these and other posts.
Glass Ceilings for Women in Politics

Glass-Ladders and Glass-Cliffs

December 12, 2016
With the newly elected U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, women are beginning to form a critical mass of representation within the world’s highest offices. Prime Minister May joins the ranks of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Chilean President Michele Bachelet, and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde. Research and theory... Read more
Grassroots Female Peacebuilders

Five things you should know about grassroots women crisis responders

December 07, 2016
From Kenya, to Colombia, to Nepal, to Iraq, grassroots women are providing lifesaving humanitarian relief. Here is what you need to know. 1) Research on their true impact is lacking Measuring women’s actual influence to resolve a crisis is underexplored. However, the existing research demonstrates these women have a profound impact. In Columbia, for example, women have been instrumental in the... Read more

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