July 11, 2018 On July 12th 2013, Malala Yousafzai spent her sixteenth birthday at the United Nations, giving her famous speech calling for worldwide access to education. Five years later, Our Secure Future is happy to celebrate this young woman peacebuilder and all the work she has done to create a more secure world.
July 10, 2018 Resistance to extremism is often most successful in places where women actively participate when their rights are threatened and in communities that have strong civil society networks. This is currently the situation in Idlib, Syria.
Back in May, an opposition media website called SMART News Agency, released a report detailing educational and administrative corruption at Idlib University.... Read more
May 29, 2018 The evidence shows that the presence of women in peacekeeping operations has a positive effect on its missions. However, despite the United Nations request to its members that it increase contributions from females in every mission, the numbers of those sent to the field remain low. Current operations show little improvement. While the increased presence of women in military units would be a sign... Read more
May 22, 2018 Serin Cherian, a female Nurse Officer with the Indian contingent of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), poses outside of UNIFIL’s Headquarters Hospital in Naqoura, South Lebanon.