Women's Rights and Empowerment

Women building peace in Colombia

Why WPS Needs Young Feminists

January 27, 2017
“Young people and particularly young women, young people of color, and young LGBTQI people are at a huge disadvantage when it comes to accessing economic freedom, educational opportunities, and claiming their sexual and reproductive health and human rights.
Rodolfo Manuel Domínguez Márquez, Photo by Sandy Phipps

Saying Their Peace: Rodolfo Manuel Domínguez Márquez

January 25, 2017
Every Wednesday, the OSF blog highlights quotes from various peacemakers making significant contributions to peace and the advancement of women's rights. Check out the OSF blog weekly for these and other posts.
Dear World, Move Us Toward Peace Letter Writing Project

Dear World, Move Us Toward Peace

January 23, 2017
Repeat after me... I am a woman, I am smart, I have opinions, I have feelings, I care, I make a difference, I matter, I am a woman and I am proud of who I am. -Nour, Algeria
Melanie Greenberg - Photo by Sandy Phipps

Saying their Peace: Melanie Greenberg

January 18, 2017
Every Wednesday, the OSF blog highlights quotes from various peacemakers making significant contributions to peace and the advancement of women's rights. Check out the OSF blog weekly for these and other posts.

“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.” Audre Lorde

January 16, 2017
The Civil Rights Movement and the advancement of women’s rights are founded on the principle of equality and the respect for the dignity of all life--something women peacebuilders around the globe are working toward every day.

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