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UNSCR 1325 Has Fallen Short of its “Transformative Potential”

UNSCR 1325 Has Fallen Short of its “Transformative Potential”

Eighteen years later, the "gender perspective" required by Resolution 1325 has fallen short of its transformative potential. Peace practitioners must turn their gender lenses inward to examine their own cultures and practices as potentially part of the dual problems of gender inequality and insecurity.

“Women Make Peace Stick”

“Women Make Peace Stick”

Women continue to be underrepresented in peacebuilding processes. Peace Science consistently shows that female inclusion is vital to the success and longevity of peace agreements.

Young Women Turning To Entrepreneurship Amid Violent Conflict

Young Women Turning To Entrepreneurship Amid Violent Conflict

Young women are pioneering the start-up/social entrepreneurship scene all over the middle east, often in areas in or recovering from violent conflict. Their unique position affords opportunities for economic recovery and social reconciliation. 

Gender and Nuclear Weapons

Gender and Nuclear Weapons

Context: “Nuclear weapons are loaded with symbolism—of potency, protection, and the power to “deter” through material “strength”. For many, such

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