Peace and Security

screen grab from Countering Violent Extremism video series

A Gendered Approach to Radicalization Featuring Sahana Dharmapuri

November 13, 2018
How does using a gender perspective help us in countering violent extremism (CVE)? Featuring OSF Director Sahana Dharmapuri, this short video series produced by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe breaks down the need to incorporate gender into CVE into a 5-part series. Other experts on Women, Peace and Security featured include Alison Davidian of UN Women, Ankica Tomic of... Read more
Suzan Aref

Case Study: When it Comes to NAPs, Iraq Leads the Way in MENA

October 22, 2018
This is the fifth installment in a blog series on civil society’s engagement with the Women, Peace and Security agenda. The series shares perspectives from multiple focus areas of One Earth Future. Catch up on your reading for this series with the first four blogs on civil society organizations, the peace process in South Sudan, funding barriers for Women, Peace and Security, and... Read more
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An Inside Look at Bangladesh’s All-Women Peacekeeping Unit

October 16, 2018
What challenges do women face as peacekeepers? A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers follows a unit of 162 all-women peacekeepers from their training to their deployment in post-earthquake Haiti from 2013-2014. The women come from all backgrounds and from every part of Bangladesh and the film documents their mission to shatter stereotypes and restore stability in Haiti.
Julie Bishop at UN

National Action Plan Case Study: Australia as a Model for Success

October 12, 2018
This is the fourth installment in a blog series on civil society engagement with the Women, Peace and Security agenda. The series shares perspectives from multiple focus areas of One Earth Future. Contributors to the series include Alexandra Amling, Kelsey Coolidge, and Catie Fowler. Catch up on your reading for this series with the first three blogs on civil society organizations... Read more
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Why Do We Need Women to Build Peace?

October 09, 2018
Women peacekeepers are a critical part of building and sustaining peace, but still make up the minority of peacekeeping forces worldwide. This video by UN Women explains why we need to have women peacekeepers and what they do in the field.

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