Peace and Security

Honoring Women Peacekeepers

April 30, 2018
An Indian contingent comprised mostly of women arrives in Monrovia for its tour of duty with the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNIMIL).

Lessons Learned: Why Gender Analysis Is Critical to Stability and Peacekeeping Operations

April 23, 2018
When implemented properly, gender analysis can be the difference between a successful and a failed operation. “Lessons Learned” on Women, Peace and Security from the Stability Operations Lessons Learned & Information Management System (SOLLIMS) is an example of exactly that. The lessons provided are from instances in which successfully implementing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda... Read more
interview on peace processes with Marie Berry

The Mobilization of Women in Rwanda and Bosnia and Herzegovina: An Interview with Dr. Marie Berry

April 16, 2018
Dr. Marie Berry is an Assistant Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, where she is an affiliate of the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy. She is the Co-Director of the Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative (IGLI). Her first book, War, Women, and Power: From Violence to Mobilization in Rwanda and Bosnia-... Read more
Reimagining Women in Post-Conflict Settings

Re-Imagining Women’s Security

March 19, 2018
In a notable moment in the history of Women, Peace, and Security, Chief Commissioner for Human Rights in Northern Ireland Monica Williams launched the study on “Re-Imagining Women’s Security in Post-Conflict Societies.” The study was conducted across Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Lebanon.  Among the list of policy recommendations that followed were a call for women to have a more... Read more

How Two Women Built Peace in Northern Ireland’s Deeply Divided Society

March 14, 2018
Despite its origins as a day of worship for Ireland’s patron saint, today, St. Patrick’s Day is the most globally celebrated holiday.  It far exceeds the global celebration of similar holidays, such as of Bastille Day, The Fourth of July or Cinco Day Mayo.  Inside Ireland, both Catholics and Protestants revere the saint; making him a source of unification for a historically divided... Read more