Leadership and Participation, Women's Rights and Empowerment

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Women Wednesday: Michelle Bachelete

August 01, 2018
“We simply can no longer afford to deny the full potential of one half of the population. The world needs to tap into the talent and wisdom of women.
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Notes from the Field: Experts Weigh in on Women, Peace and Security

July 23, 2018
The Somali Women Solidarity Organization (SWSO) was formed in 2006 as a community-based organization engaged in promoting solidarity and increasing women’s participation in decision-making processes.
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Happy 4th of July!

July 04, 2018
Happy Fourth of July to all the American women who have worked to make our country what it is today.  From activists and ground-breaking scientists to Supreme Court Justices and representatives, Our Secure Future is happy to celebrate the accomplishments of American women from all walks of l
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Is Democracy Better for Women? Why Certain Types of Governance Are Often More Inclusive Than Others

June 27, 2018
Each year, the Fourth of July is lauded in the United States as a reminder that—as a democracy—the US is fortunate enough to have the best system of governance in the world. So, why are democracies considered “better” than other systems?
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Transformative Approach to Gender Mainstreaming in Refugee Camps Needed

June 25, 2018
World Refugee Day has come and gone, but the need for transformative gender mainstreaming within refugee policies remains.

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