Peace and Security

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

Women, Peace and Security Timeline: 1945-2017

December 06, 2017
This week's blog looks at the trajectory of Women, Peace and Security, a movement over seven decades in the making. The following timeline highlights significant events from 1945 to 2017. 1945:  The United Nations Charter is adopted creating the UN Security Council and giving it power and responsibility to take collective action and maintain international peace and... Read more

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 28, 2017
The theme for 2017’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is “Together We Can End GBV in Education!”  Running from November 25-December 10, the campaign’s goal is to build awareness and advocate to end all forms of gender-based violence once and for all.  Learn how you can get engaged with the 16 Days Campaign’s Activist Toolkit.