Peace and Security, Women's Rights and Empowerment

Using a Gender Perspective to Move from Water Scarcity to Water Security

September 16, 2017
The recent much-more-than-inclement weather has brought discussions on climate change and environmental protections to the forefront. Worldwide, states have been hit by devastating storms—from Hurricane Irma here in the United States, to sweeping mudslides in Freetown, Sierra Leone, which left an estimated 800 dead and 7,000 displaced. As with political and cultural-based conflict, environmental... Read more

Saying Their Peace: Fahima Hashim

August 29, 2017
Fahima Hashim, above, at our first annual Designing Our Secure Future event in Ottawa, Canada.
quote from Mavic Cabrera-Balleza

Saying Their Peace: Mavic Cabrera-Balleza

August 22, 2017
Mavic Cabrera-Balleza, above, at our first annual Designing Our Secure Future event in Ottawa, Canada.
Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng quote African women

Saying Their Peace: Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng

August 15, 2017
Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng, above, at our first annual Designing Our Secure Future event in Ottawa, Canada.

Summer Reads: Bombshell: Women and Terrorism

August 11, 2017
As summer quickly comes to a close, we give you our last Summer Reads Review - Bombshell: Women and Terrorism by Mia Bloom. Bombshell examines the complex relationship between women and their involvement in terrorist organizations. Bloom explores the framing of women in terrorist organizations as political actors versus the over-simplified narrative of women as victims. Our Secure Future does not... Read more

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