Women's Rights and Empowerment

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Upholding Social Justice Since 2000

February 21, 2019
As February 20th marks World Day of Social Justice, we are proud to look back at the accomplishments of the Women, Peace and Security agenda towards a world free of discrimination.
Susanne Jalbert

Notes from the Field: Experts Weigh In on Women, Peace and Security; Interview with Susanne E. Jalbert, PhD

January 25, 2019
As a veteran global activist, Dr. Susanne E. Jalbert has employed economic development as an essential tool toward a more equitable, safe life.
photo collage of demonstrations around the world to stop violence against women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 20, 2018
Demonstrations around the world for the elimination of violence against women. From top left, clockwise: Ecuador, UN Women; Laos, UN Women; Tanzania, UN Women; and Darfur, UN Photo/ Albert Gonzales Farran.
 Colombia indigenous communities women

Reweaving Society: Colombia’s Nasa Women Reviving Culture and Dialogue

November 09, 2018
This is the sixth installment in a blog series on civil society engagement with the Women, Peace and Security agenda. The series shares perspectives from multiple focus areas of One Earth Future.
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The Role of Gender in Disaster Response: How to Include the Voices of Women in Humanitarian Programming

November 06, 2018
“Very often, and particularly in disaster situations, women are perceived as victims, [a] helpless, vulnerable lot. This is how media portrays women, as well as many in disaster management. On the contrary, we see women as a resource.