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“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

Women Are Critical to Nonviolent Movement Success

Women Are Critical to Nonviolent Movement Success

There is much to be gained through initiatives where women can convene to share knowledge, train, plan and develop solidarity networks for the struggles ahead. Creating women-led spaces that are informed by research helps build feminist momentum around the most pressing issues of our times.

Special Issue: Nuclear Weapons

Special Issue: Nuclear Weapons

Inside this issue, we analyze research on the negligent dismissal of environmental and health considerations during the world’s race to develop nuclear weapons. The second analysis examines how the perceived legitimacy, power, and language of certain people can influence thinking and policy on nuclear disarmament efforts. The third analysis examines how gender and Western domination of knowledge shape nuclear discourse. In the fourth analysis, we highlight the importance of devaluing nuclear weapons not only as material, but as social objects. Finally, we examine empirical research that considers U.S. proximity and power as the main contributor to North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.