Leadership and Participation, Women's Rights and Empowerment

Nobel Laureates Shirin Ebadi and Mairead Corrigan Maguire

Women Nobel Peace Laureates Organize First-Ever Feminist Summit at G7

May 09, 2018
Setting a groundbreaking precedent, this year’s G7 Summit in Ottawa, Canada was accompanied by the first-ever feminist summit, a side meeting known as the W7.
members of the NGO working group on women, peace and security

The Women of the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security

April 18, 2018
In 2014, the United Nations Security Council held an open debate on Women, Peace and Security that focused on the theme of “Displaced Women and Girls: Leaders and Survivors.”  Many members of the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security
rwanda women in government

No Such Thing as a Perfect Peace: Takeaway Lessons on Women in Governance in Rwanda’s Post-Conflict Process

April 06, 2018
In 1994, the world would have never thought that Rwanda—a country that had erupted overnight into genocide—would later be known as a post-conflict exemplar of gender equality. Yet, this reputation is easily justified.

Security Roundtable: Expert Interviews with Women Leaders in Women, Peace and Security

March 09, 2018
Did you know that there is one UN Security Council resolution that has a global constituency of feminists?

The Women We Will Be

March 06, 2018
This International Women’s Day, Our Secure Future celebrates the women of the future.  Sometimes being a female is hard, but women and girls are constantly gaining more rights and opportunities.  We are proud to take part in a movement that creates greater equality and female leadership

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