Story of Women

Being inclusive of women’s opinions and ideas exponentially increases the probability of successful security-related initiatives.  Let's hear the story of women.

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Raising Women’s Voices: Peace is All We Need

May 13, 2020
Meet Jane Frances Mufua from Cameroon who says “peace is all we need.” Written in 2018, she reflects on the challenges of celebrating the International Day of Peace while experiencing the sociopolitical conflict in the northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon. With people facing internal displacement, killings, lootings, and the destruction of property, she explains how crucial it is to... Read more
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Introducing Raising Women’s Voices

May 07, 2020
Raising Women’s Voices is a series of blogs and videos highlighting the work of women peacebuilders from around the globe. During the COVID-19 crisis, we want to highlight the work of women because it is more critical than ever to support women peacebuilders who are key to maintaining stable and peaceful communities. We will feature interviews with the awardees for Distinguished Partners for... Read more
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Peace and Security, a Dream in the Blues for Anglophone Cameroonians

April 10, 2020
This blog is part of a series of stories that came from Our Secure Future’s partner World Pulse, who assisted in collecting stories for the Women, Peace and Security Global Polling Project. To view these results, click here. To view this story on World Pulse’s website, click here.  Having lived for sixteen years in the economic capital city of Cameroon, Douala, I moved to Yaoundé, Cameroon... Read more
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Why should I Struggle For Education When it is My Right? Peace is Possible!

April 03, 2020
This blog is part of a series of stories that came from Our Secure Future’s partner World Pulse, who assisted in collecting stories for the Women, Peace and Security Global Polling Project. To view these results, click here. To view this story on World Pulse’s website, click here.   The right to PEACE  is a fundamental human right. I left my hometown Mayo Banyo, a division in the... Read more
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My Well-Being And Inner Peace Is My Security

October 11, 2019
This blog is part of a series of stories that came from Our Secure Future’s partner World Pulse, who assisted in collecting stories for the Women, Peace and Security Global Polling Project. To view these results, click here. To view this story on World Pulse’s website, click here.  If you ask anyone what security means to them, the answers would probably go along these lines: an absence of... Read more

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